Click the "Request New Account" button below the log in block.
Complete the required fields. Include a hard mail address in the Location field.
Accounts are set up during regular business hours, Monday - Friday. You will receive an e-mail notification in 24-72 hours when your account has been activated. For quicker account activation, call the IRB office at (608) 417-6411.
Who Needs a User Account? All key study personnel for your research will need an account. Key study personnell are those who have contact with Meriter patients, patient records or patient specimens for research purposes. They will need to fulfill the Meriter Human Subject Training Requirement. Compliance with this requirement is tracked in the online submission program.
User Account and Human Subject Protection Training
Make sure to send a recent, dated proof of completion for your human subjects protection training to the Meriter IRB Office.
All key study personnel must have current training associated with their user accounts. Submissions are electronically blocked from reaching the IRB if even one person fails to have current training assoceiated with their user account.
IRB Submission Process
Submit your IRB application and related documents online. Most submissions receive a pre-review to fine tune prior to formal IRB review. The IRB members require hard copies for full board Intial Review and Major Modification reviews.
No hard copies are required for Continuing Reviews, Expedited Reviews, Exemption Reviews or Study Closure Reports.