Office of Responsible Research Practices
The Ohio State University

Human Subjects Concerns

The Ohio State University is dedicated to protecting the rights, welfare, and safety of its research participants. The university encourages any person acting in good faith to report suspected or actual wrongful conduct (whether arising from action or omission) associated with human subjects research.

Concerns may be reported to the IRBs through the Office of Responsible Research Practices (ORRP) by phone, email or written correspondence. Anonymous reports may also be filed using the Anonymous Reporting Line telephone or Internet service (managed by EthicsPoint).

Contact Methods


ORRP (Mon-Fri)
(614) 688-8457
(800) 678-6251

Anonymous Reporting Line (24-hr)
(866) 294-9350


Anonymous Reporting Line


Written Correspondence

Institutional Review Board
c/o Office of Responsible Research Practices
300 Research Administration Building
1960 Kenny Road
Columbus, OH 43210

Additional Information