HRRP (IRB) Submission Decision Questions

The questions below assist investigators in determining whether to submit their research study to either the D-HH HRPP (IRB) or Dartmouth College’s CPHS for IRB oversight.

  • If you answer “Yes” to any of these questions, please submit your study to the D-HH HRPP (IRB) (coming soon).
  • If all of your responses are “No,” please submit to Dartmouth College’s CPHS via RAPPORT.

If you have any questions, please contact the D-HH IRB Office at or 603-650-1846.

  1. Is the Principal Investigator employed by D-H?    o Yes   o No

  2. Does the study utilize any D-H data or specimens?   o Yes   o No

    Examples include but are not limited to:

    • Data from the D-H EDH (electronic medical record), Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS), PeopleSoft, pathology system
    • Specimens from D-H pathology, biorepositories or clinical labs
    • D-H data that is part of a national dataset
    • D-H health care/clinical data included in registries
    • Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN)
  3. Does the study enroll any patients from D-H or recruiting from D-H sites?   o Yes   o No

    D-H sites include but are not limited to:
    • DHMC - Lebanon
    • DH – Bedford
    • DH – Concord
    • DH – Hudson
    • DH – Keene
    • DH – Manchester
    • DH – Merrimack
    • DH – Milford
    • DH – Nashua
    • DH – Psychopharmacology Research Group
    • NCCC – Lebanon
    • NCCC – Keene
    • NCCC – Manchester
    • NCCC – Nashua
    • NCCC – St. Johnsbury
    • Brattleboro Memorial Hospital
    • Cottage Hospital
    • Littleton Regional Hospital
    • Monadnock Community Hospital
    • New London Hospital
    • North Country Hospital
    • Speare Memorial Hospital
    • Springfield Hospital
    • SW Vermont Medical Center
    • Valley Regional Hospital
    • Weeks Medical Center
  4. Does the study utilize any D-H resources? This includes study procedures taking place at a D-H location, or using D-H equipment or shared resources.  o Yes   o No