About the HS IRBs


The Health Sciences Institutional Review Boards Office is home to two of the three IRBs on campus: 

the Health Sciences IRB (HS-IRB) and the Minimal Risk IRB (MR-IRB). Read More.

Questions? We're Here to Help!

  • Urgent issues (e.g., subject safety concerns), call our main line (608-263-2362) and ask to speak with the staff reviewer on call. Please do NOT use email for these kinds of questions.
  • General IRB questions, call our main line (608-263-2362) to speak with the staff reviewer on call or email asktheirb@medicine.wisc.edu. These are the quickest ways to get help with general questions.
  • Help with single IRB review and reliance questions, email irbreliance@wisc.edu.
  • Assistance with ARROW or technical questions, email askarrowirb@medicine.wisc.edu.
  • Consultations: For investigators seeking assistance on a specific program or application, HS-IRBs staff are available for individual consultations: Request a consultation
  • Presentations: The HS-IRBs office is available to provide the research community with presentations and training sessions on a variety of topics: Request a presentation