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Human Subjects Protection

All investigators and key research personnel of projects reviewed by the CPHS must complete training in human subjects protection prior to initiating research activities and every three years thereafter. To fulfill this requirement, you can attend an in-house education session, or complete an online tutorial through CITI, or complete a CITI refresher course. CITI certificates of completion are available via the CITI website.

Please Note: Names of individuals completing in-house education sessions are entered into the CPHS educational database. Upon request a certificate can be generated.

In-house Education Sessions*

Date Time Location

 *Dates/times are subject to change. Please note that each session must have three participants registered or it will be cancelled. Please register for an education session by sending an email message to CPHS@Dartmouth.edu

If you would like to request a special education session for your class or small group, please contact CPHS.


CITI Online Tutorial:  

For a Comprehensive Guide to using the CITI tutorial system and helpful hints Click Here

To complete the CITI (Collaborative IRB Training Initiative) online option, register/create an account at the following URL: http://www.citiprogram.org/ and complete one of the following:

Group 1 Biomedical Basic Course

Group 2 Social/Behavioral Basic Course

Group 3 Biomedical Data or Specimens Only Research Basic Course-for researchers only working with biomedical data or specimens. 

Please Note: The Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) module is ONLY required if you are receiving funds from the National Science Foundation (NSF). This will be in addition to the CPHS education required modules.

Please contact our office for course selection or further guidance 603-646-6482.

The handouts below are for all participants that attend the in-person training sessions, please read prior to the class or bring a copy with you.

Educational Materials for review: