University of Rochester

Research Subjects
Review Board

"... to protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects at the University of Rochester. To accomplish this, we review, approve the initiation of, and conduct periodic review of research involving human subjects."



Research Education
and Training

"To assist researchers in protecting the rights, welfare and safety of human subjects by providing educational opportunities and resources..."

Research Quality Improvement

  • To assure the rights and wellbeing of human subjects are protected
  • To educate researchers about how to improve study conduct
  • To assess research risk areas
  • To provide resources to the Research Community