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Home Page for the Duke University Health System eIRB intranet. The eIRB is designed for DUHS researchers to submit human subject research protocols online, using a web browser. Protocols submitted in eIRB are routed, reviewed, and finalized electronically.


Home Page for the Duke University School of Medicine Institutional Review Board. The Duke University Health System Institutional Review Board (DUHS IRB) has responsibility for the review of research involving human subjects for the Duke University Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Durham Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, and Duke Primary Care.

Duke Office of Clinical Research

DOCR educational opportunities provide employees and Clinical Research Units with the flexibility to attend classes at times and locations convenient to a busy work schedule, and the ability to tailor course selections to one’s assigned job responsibilities. DOCR also provides complimentary Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit through the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) for most training sessions.

Duke Office of Clinical Research: Training Education

The Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) is responsible for developing the “rules, tools, and training” for the conduct of clinical research in which Duke serves as an investigative site, and for fostering an identifiable, cohesive community of clinical investigators and research staff. DOCR’s core values include flexibility, service, creativity, collaboration, quality and integrity.

Office of Research Administration

The Office of Research Administration (ORA), previously called Grants & Contracts, is responsible for supporting investigators and administrators in the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing by managing externally sponsored research projects through the pre-award process.

Office of Licensing & Ventures

The Office of Licensing & Ventures (OLV) is responsible for patents, technology licenses and new venture development for Duke University and Medical Center.  Through direct, daily interaction with faculty, small and large businesses, and venture investors, we build strong relationships and strong agreements to translate academic discoveries into commercial products that benefit society, impact public health, and improve the quality of life.

Office of Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs exists to perform the post-award administration of sponsored projects by preparing financial and other non-scientific reports to sponsors on sponsored projects, monitoring for compliance with sponsor and Duke requirements, assuring reimbursement of project expenditures, providing training and support to departmental administrators, coordinating award documentation and approval processes with two pre-award offices and other Duke service departments, and answering questions and providing information to sponsors and Duke personnel in a prompt, accurate and cordial fashion. OSP performs these duties and responsibilities in order that it may safeguard project funds, maximize Duke’s cash flow position, maintain good relations with sponsors and Duke personnel, and be viewed by principal investigators and departmental administrators as facilitating the progress of he sponsored project.

Research Costing Compliance

The Research Compliance and Reporting website provides information and resources for post-award administration of sponsored funds and the compliance and reporting requirements for these funds, which are coordinated by the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Costing Compliance.

Patient Revenue Management Organization Clinical Trials Billing

PRMO Clinical Trials Billing provides billing support for research projects and establishes standards for clinical trial billing throughout the institution.