webIRB / OHRPP Submissions

webIRB is UCLA's internet-based software application for the submission and review of research projects involving human subjects. All levels of review use the same webIRB application, which is designed to branch in response to information provided about the study procedures. The system requires a webIRB account that uses the single sign-on UCLA Logon ID credentials. webIRB functions as a document repository, providing study personnel with easy access to study documents like approved consent forms.

webIRB training is conducted in a computer classroom. The Introduction to webIRB course combines hands-on training in the system using a “sandbox environment” that gives researchers an opportunity to create a new practice study as well as a presentation that describes common functions of the system. Please access the webIRB training page for the schedule of upcoming classes. 

Tips on navigating the webIRB system:

Quick guides are available by clicking on the Quick Reference Guides & Training Materials link on the left-hand side of the webIRB homepage. For general questions about webIRB, contact the OHRPP's main phone numbers (310-825-5344 for the Medical IRB or 310-825-7122 for the General Campus IRB) or email webIRBHelp@research.ucla.edu and describe the nature of your question.

Before your study begins, you must have IRB approval. Below are the CTSI partner site IRB submission tools:

IRB Contacts for Partner Sites

Cedars-Sinai – click here to go to the Cedars-Sinai Webridge IRB system. For more information, contact:

Office of Research Compliance and Quality Improvement
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 742
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: (310) 423-3783
Email: irb@cshs.org

Charles R. Drew University – Click here for more information on the IRB for Charles R. Drew University. If you have any questions regarding the IRB functions and review process, contact:

Office for the Protection of Human Subjects
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
1731 East 120th Street, Building F
Los Angeles, CA 90059
Phone: (323) 563-5990
Email: irb@cdrewu.edu

Junko Nishitani, CDU IRB Director
(323) 563-5990

Lundquist/Harbor-UCLA – Click here to go to the iRIS IRB System. You will need to log-in. For more information, contact:

Office of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs
Lundquist/Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
1124 West Carson St
Torrance, CA 90502
Phone: (310) 222-3624

View Lundquist/Harbor-UCLA workflow

UCLA – The online Institutional Review Board application system, webIRB, is available to all UCLA Investigators and Study Staff. For questions or assistance, contact:

Office of the Human Research Protection Program (OHRPP)
10889 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 830
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1406
Campus Mail Code: 140648

Email: North & South General Institutional Review Boards (GC-IRB)
Email: The Medical Institutional Review Boards 1,2, & 3 (M-IRB)

Training sessions are being held on the South campus and in the Kinross Building. Click here to schedule a training session.

To subscribe to the webIRB listserv: Send an e-mail to: webIRB-subscribe@lists.ucla.edu
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