The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) human subject protection regulations require that any institution engaged in human subjects research conducted or supported by HHS must submit a written assurance of compliance to the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). The Federalwide Assurance (FWA) is the only type of assurance currently accepted and approved by OHRP. Through the FWA, an institution commits to HHS that it will comply with the requirements in the HHS Protection of Human Subjects regulations at 45 CFR part 46, also known as the Common Rule. Each FWA must designate at least one Institutional Review Board (IRB) registered with OHRP.
The Institution Name listed on the IRB is Lawrence U Wisconsin. The Institution Name listed on the FWA is Lawrence University.
The Institution or Organization (IORG) number is a unique number assigned by the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) to an institution or organization the first time they register an IRB. The IORG Number for Lawrence is IORG0003680 and it expires 02/28/2022.
Institutions engaging in human subjects research must commit to the Federalwide Assurance (FWA) for the Protection of Human Subjects. The FWA number for Lawrence is FWA00024868 and it expires on 08/31/2023.
IRB Registration Number
Each IRB registered under an FWA has a unique number assigned by OHRP. The IRB Name for our institution is Lawrence U Wisconsin IRB # 1 and the IRB Registration Number is IRB00004369.
The Head Official and Signatory Official is:
Catherine Kodat, Provost and Dean of the Faculty
The IRB Chair and Human Protections Administrator is:
Peter Peregrine, Professor of Anthropology and Museum Studies