Human Subjects Research
Who Must Train
OSU Principal Investigators and Advisors
Any OSU faculty member, staff member or student who is listed as a principal investigator
or co-investigator in a research project that involves human subjects, or who is acting
as advisor to a student conducting such research, must complete the required CITI
training modules prior to submission of a new protocol.
PIs are responsible for ensuring adequate training of their personnel who are not
specifically listed on the protocol.
OSU IRB Members/Alternates and IRB Staff
IRB members, alternate members and IRB staff are required to complete the required
CITI training modules within three months of their appointment to the IRB.
OSU Institutional Officials
The Vice President for Research and Assistant Vice President for Research Compliance
are required to complete the CITI training modules required for OSU institutional
Department Heads and Associate Deans for Research of departments and colleges active
in human subject research are strongly encouraged to complete the CITI training modules
required for OSU institutional officials so that they are familiar with the basic
ethical requirements for protection of human subjects in research.