North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System
Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Office
New Study Submissions to the VA
**NOTE: The UFIRB-01 new study submission process has changed as of July 2018; therefore, contact Sofia Ortiz for guidance in the new study submission process.**
The HRPP office is located at the main hospital in Bld. 14 in room #127. We encourage you to stop by if you have any questions or concerns prior to or during your new study submission. You may also contact the HRPP staff via email or telephone, our contact information is listed below.
All New Studies must be submitted to the VA prior to IRB approval.
Lisa Campbell, HRPP Administrator, 352-548-6000 ext. 105310 or Sofia Ortiz, HRPP Assistant, 352-548-6000 ext. 104925
All staff involved in research must complete the CITI Program training prior to a new study submission, or being added to an approved study. VA Human Subjects Protection and Good Clinical Practices are the required sections, and remember this training must be retaken every 3 years. Please select Gainesville – 573 for the Institution.
**Central Institutional Review Board (CIRB) new study submissions:
Lisa Campbell is the contact staff for ALL CIRB new study submissions. Prior to submitting your Local Site Investigator (LSI) packet to CIRB please contact Lisa Campbell via email to ensure all correct forms and deadlines are met as not to impede the R&DC approval of the study.
In particular, please note that e-mail communication may not be secure against interception across the Internet. Please do not include sensitive information such as medical records or financial information, drug prescriptions, or your social security number.