Institutional Review Board (IRB)


The primary purpose of the AW IRB is to ensure the protection of the rights and safety of patients who participate in research at Ascension Wisconsin.

All research involving human subjects that is conducted at or sponsored by Ascension Wisconsin, whether funded or unfunded and whether conducted by Ascension Wisconsin associates or others, must comply with applicable policies for the protection of human subjects, including review by the AW IRB.

Updates and News

RI&P Newsletter
The June 2019 RI&P Newsletter  is available. View past newsletters here.


Annual Conflict of Interest Disclosures Now Due 

All individuals listed as a study team member on an open study with the IRB will receive an email the week of 7/1/19 with a link and instructions to complete the online disclosure survey. Disclosures will be due by July 26th, 2019. In accordance to the Financial Conflict of Interest in Research policy (PolicyStat login required) all active researchers must complete the annual disclosure.