Western IRB Review for Multi-Center, Industry Sponsored Research

In January 2004, Charles R. Drew University (CDU) signed a contract with the Western Institutional Review Board (WIRB) located in Olympia, Washington to serve as the IRB of record for multi-center, industry sponsored research to be conducted on theCDU campus.

CDU/WIRB Liaison

The Office for the Protection of Human Subjects is the administrative office for the IRB and is located in Bldg. F. This office will review and process the WIRB application before submission to the WIRB. For approved WIRB studies, documents requesting any changes, amendments, or modifications will also be administratively handled by this office.

If you are planning to submit multi-center industry-sponsored studies to WIRB or have any questions, please contact Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Office for the Protection of Human Subjects, located on campus in Building F; telephone number (323) 563-5902; email irb@cdrewu.edu. The U.S. Office for Western IRB is at 1019 39th Avenue SE Suite 120, Puyallup, WA 98374-2115; telephone number (360) 252-2500, (800) 562-4789; fax number (360) 252-2498; or email clientservices@wirb.com.