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Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects
Phone: (603) 646-6482
Fax: (603) 646-9141
Interdepartmental Mail:
HB 6254
Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects
63 South Main Street, Room 302
Hanover, NH 03755

Upcoming Events

December 11
3 PM - 4 PM
IRB Education Session
DHMC, Borwell 758W

December 12
11 AM - 1 PM
Office Hours
GSMD Registrar's Suite, DHMC

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Human Subjects Protection

All investigators and research personnel must complete training in human subjects protection prior to initiating research activities. To fulfill this requirement, you can attend an in-person training session, or complete an online tutorial.

Please Note: Certificates are no longer issued for the in-person session. Participants names are entered into the CPHS educational database. If you require a certificate for future use, please complete the CITI online tutuorial.

In-Person Sessions*

Date Time Location
Feb 16 3 - 4 PM DHMC, Aud C
Mar 15 3 - 4 PM DHMC, Conf 4H
Apr 12 3 - 4 PM DHMC, Aud F
May 17 3 - 4 PM DHMC, Aud C

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

CITI Online Tutorial:

To complete the CITI (Collaborative IRB Training Initiative) online option, register at the following URL: and complete either the Group 1 Biomedical or Group 2 Social/Behavioral Basic Course. CPHS also accepts the Group 3 Biomedical Data or Specimens Only Research course for researchers only working with biomedical data or specimens. Please contact our office for further guidance, 603-646-6482.

Note: CPHS training is required for all individuals responsible for the design, conduct, or reporting of human subject research.
If you are also involved in clinical research please complete The Good Clinical Practice module as required by the Clinical Trials Office, in addition to the CPHS required modules.
If you are receiving funds from the National Science Foundation you are required to complete a Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) module, in addition to the CPHS required modules.

The handouts below are given to all participants that attend the in-person training sessions, feel free to read prior to the class!
  1. Educational Materials for review:


Last Updated: 1/20/16