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Human Subjects Protection

All investigators and key research personnel of projects reviewed by the CPHS must complete the Human Subjects Protection education requirement prior to initiating research activities and every three years thereafter. To fulfill this requirement, you can complete an online tutorial through CITI.  CITI certificates of completion are available via the CITI website. 

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: If your project involves collaboration with any other institution, you mjay affiliate with that institution in addition to "Dartmouth College" in CITI.

If you collaborate with Dartmouth Health, please select "Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health" in addition to "Dartmouth College" as your affiliated institutions in CITI.

Please Note that in order to receive credit for course content at another institution, you will need to both affiliate with the other institution and register for course through the other institution. Instructions from CITI can be found here: 

How to change your affiliated institution or transfer completions

Please contact our office if you need assistance with course selection: cphs@dartmouth.edu.

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