Office of Human Research Protection

The Office of Human Research Protection provides a focus and guiding set of principles to assure patient safety, the provision of full and informed consent by participants, and guidelines for researchers as to the ethical conduct of research and the ensuing scientific publication.

For questions or to learn more about the Office of Human Research Protection at Rochester General Hospital, contact:

Lynda J. Dimitroff, PhD, MSEd, BSN, RN, MCHES, CC
Chairman, Rochester General Health System Clinical Investigation Committee

Renee Capizzi, RN
IRB Administrator

Ellen Keenan
IRB Assistant

Office fax number: 585.922.5221


CITI Human Protection Certification Training

  • Committee members – take IRB member modules
  • Principal and sub investigators – Principal Investigation modules
  • Coordinators – research coordinator modules
  • Renewals (every 3 years) – refresher course every 3 years modules

2018 Clinical Investigation Committee Meeting Schedule - Boards A and B

2018 Clinical Investigation Committee Roster - Boards A and B

2017 Human Research Protection Program Policies & Procedures

2018 Fee Schedule

Feb 1, 2018 Application for New Research Project Form

Major Deviation Policy

Protocol Major Deviation / Violation Report

Guidelines for Obtaining Approval to Use an External IRB

Procedures for Internal/External IRB Minimal Risk Studies

Procedures for Review of External IRB Greater than Minimal Risk Studies

Procedures to inform CIC on CIRB approved studies