Office of Research Integrity and Compliance

The Office of Research Integrity and Compliance is dedicated to building an environment that fosters the responsible conduct of research by promoting the principles of scientific and administrative excellence and compliance (the literal interpretation and the intent of governing regulations). 

The goal of this office is to provide support and education of requirements for scientific research for the Lurie Children’s research community, faculty members, and staff.

Visit our Research Administration staff directory for a full listing of ORIC team members.

The mission of the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) are to protect human subjects in research.  Learn about the requirements, application and review processes to conduct human subjects research. 

Learn about post-approval monitoring, FDA readiness, self-assessment tools, clinical trial registration information as well as additional information, guidance, and tools for the compliant conduct of research. 

Visit Quality Assurance.

Learn about the Institutional Biosafety compliance program and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). 

Requirements for animal use in research and Lurie’s partnership with the Northwestern University Animal Care & Use Program.

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Learn about your responsibilities on how, when, and where to disclose outside interests & the Conflict of Interest (COI) review process in research.