HRRP (IRB) Submission Decision Questions

The questions below assist investigators in determining whether to submit their research study to either the Dartmouth Health 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 Dartmouth Health 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 Dartmouth Health IRB Office at or 603-650-1846.

  1. Is the Principal Investigator employed by Dartmouth Health?    o Yes   o No

  2. Does the study utilize any Dartmouth Health data or specimens?   o Yes   o No

    Examples include but are not limited to:

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

    Dartmouth Health sites include but are not limited to:
    • Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon)
    • Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Bedford
    • Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Concord
    • Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Hudson
    • Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Manchester
    • Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Merrimack
    • Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Milford
    • Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Nashua
    • Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Psychopharmacology Research Group
    • Dartmouth Cancer Center Keene
    • Dartmouth Cancer Center Manchester
    • Dartmouth Cancer Center Nashua
    • Dartmouth Cancer Center St. Johnsbury
    • Norris Cotton Cancer Care Pavilion Lebanon
    • Brattleboro Memorial Hospital
    • Cheshire Medical Center
    • 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 Dartmouth Health resources? This includes study procedures taking place at a Dartmouth Health location, or using Dartmouth Health equipment or shared resources.  o Yes   o No