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CITI Training

Before beginning research at Tulane University, all research personnel must complete the CITI Training Program; this can be completed at:

CITI Guidance

We strongly encourage Investigators and IRB Mambers to enroll in the CITI Revised Common Rule Course.

Data Use Agreements

If a Data Use Agreement is required for your research, a centralized process is now in place. Please contact Rusten May, Tulane University Privacy Officer, at with any questions.

Sponsored Projects Administration Office

If your study will be conducted within Tulane University Medical Center and/or Lakeside Hospital, please contact the SPA Office to obtain approval. Please contact Verna Lee with any questions.

Industry Sponsored Research

An Interdepartmental(IT) Form is required to be submitted to the Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) for Industry Sponsored Initial Submissions and Continuing Reviews. Please be sure to view IRB Fees in the Policies link to make sure your IT is completed correctly.

Conflict of Interest

All Conflict Of Interest (COI) matters must be resolved before the IRB can approve a submission.  This includes COI issues that relate to PIs, investigators, and key personnel.  The Conflict of Interest Form must be submitted to the General Counsel's Office and researchers are required to complete and submit the CITI COI training.  If you have questions, please contact Genean Mathieu, Administrative Compliance Specialist for the Tulane University Conflict of Interest Committee, at or (504) 247-1286.


Glossary of IRB Terms

Instructions for Completing the Protection of Human Subjects Assurance Identification Form (OMB 0990-0263)

Form OMB 0990-0263

Federal Form OMB 0990-0263 (formely Form 310) is the Protection of Human Subjects Assurance Identification/IRB Certification/Declaration of Exemption Form.  It is required for Human Subjects Research activities that are conducted or supported by the Departments and Agencies adopting the Common Rule.


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Tulane University HRPO
1440 Canal Street, Suite 1705, TW-8436
New Orleans, LA 70112
Tel: 504-988-2665
fax: 504-988-4766