OHRP New Lecture series

The Division of Education and Development has launched its new Luminaries Lecture Series, featuring talks by esteemed individuals with thought-provoking insights on human subjects research protections. The series is intended to be of broad interest to investigators and IRB professionals, as well as anyone involved in human subjects research.

Some of the featured lectures include:

  • Dr. Celia Fisher on “Ethics and Social Justice in Health Research Involving Vulnerable Adolescents” and
  • Dr. Richard Gorman considering the question “How Do You Know What You Think You Know?”

To view the current Luminaries Lectures available, visit:

Community Researchers

For training and assistance, you may call, e-mail, or visit the IRB office. 
Please see the contact information below:


Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed


First Floor
SW104 Medical Dental Building
3900 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC. 20057

MAIN PHONE: (202) 687-1506


Kristen Katopol Contact Information
Director of the Human Subjects Protection Program (IRB)


First Floor
SE104 Medical Dental Building
3900 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC. 20057

PHONE: (202) 687-0328


For eRIC related issues please contact eRIC help at the following:



IRB Members

These training sessions will include specific topics relevant to the Georgetown University research community as well as broader topics providing information on the rules, regulations, and ethical principles governing research involving human subjects.

Upcoming Training: 

Please contact the IRB directly at for IRB member training dates/times.

Statistical and Bio-information Consultation Services

Free statistical and bioinformatics consultation services are offered every Monday from 1:00-2:00 pm by appointment only for all members of the GU community.

Contact: Lindsay Seindenberg
Phone: (202) 687-0824

For more information please visit