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Prior to Submission

Prior to Submission

  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Schedule a complementary Data Consultation for research related data needs with DCH's Enterprise Analytics department prior to external IRB review and submission.
  • Data Consultations provide guidance on availability and feasibility of research data prior to
    a researcher’s external IRB review process.
  • Review and compile the required list of research related documents to be uploaded during the research application process.
  • Obtain any special or specific approvals prior to submitting the research application for ROC approval. For questions related to special approvals, contact the ROC at
  • Develop special/specific consents, authorizations, waivers, surveys, questionnaires, scripting, etc. to be uploaded at the time of application submission.
  • Obtain external IRB review and approval or exemption status with appropriate documentation for upload.