Investigators and research staff should contact OPRS at 312-996-1711, by email at uicirb@uic.edu, with any questions or concerns.

If you are a research subject or research staff personnel and have a complaint or concern, please call 1-866-789-6215 (toll free) or email OPRS at uicirb@uic.edu.

The University of Illinois at Chicago, Office for the Protection of  Research Subjects (OPRS) is in compliance with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations [45CFR46.501 and 21CFR56.106] requiring registration of Institutional Review Boards (IRBs).  Investigators and sponsors may verify this compliance via the HHS Website.   

The University of Illinois at Chicago IRB registration information for HHS and FDA is as follows:
Assurance FWA00000083 – University of Illinois – Chicago (Assurance – HHS Website)

  • University of Illinois at Chicago IRB #1 ID: IRB00000115
  • University of Illinois at Chicago IRB #2 ID: IRB00000116
  • University of Illinois at Chicago IRB #3 ID: IRB00000117

UIC has three review boards for research involving human subjects each of which reviews protocols according to their expertise.

Items requiring review by the Convened IRB must be approved by the Department Head by 11:59 p.m. on the submission deadline date.

Choose a board schedule to review: