Human Subjects Research During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Guidance for All In-Person Research Protocols (Updated 11/16/2022)
COVID-19 and Human Subjects Research Guidance
We are still in the age of COVID-19 and, as such, the NC State IRB office provides guidance regarding research with human subjects that protects research participants, researchers, and the larger NC State community from COVID-19 risks. Researchers are expected to design their studies in such a manner that protects participants as much as possible.
Mandatory Training Requirements
Anyone on the research team that is involved in the recruitment process, consent process, implementation of interventions and other data collection processes, analysis of identifiable private data, or supervising a student researcher must provide the IRB proof of completion of human subjects training with their IRB application. Please review the linked guidance below. The training requirement applies to studies reviewed and approved by the IRB at all levels, including exemptions. The training requirements vary depending on funding, collaboration, and the type of research proposed.
The Fall 2022 IRB workshops offered through the NC State University Libraries are open for registration. All workshops will remain remote for the accessibility and safety of all involved.
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IRB Coordinator for Administration
Pre-Protocol IRB Coordinator
Post-Approval IRB Coordinator
IRB Coordinator for Outreach and Education
Dr. Jennie Ofstein
Campus Box 7514
Raleigh, NC 27695
Administrative Services III
2601 Wolf Village Way, Suite 240
Raleigh, NC 27607
NC State IRB Registration Numbers
FWA: 00003429, IRB Board Registration: 00000330, and I-ORG: 0000200