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Springfield Committee for Research
Involving Human Subjects

In accordance with federal and institutional regulations and prior to project implementation, the IRB must approve any study that involves human subjects research. This includes any study which is: (1) sponsored by Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIU-SOM); (2) conducted in any SIU-SOM facility; or (3) conducted by SIU-SOM faculty, staff, residents or medical students. Research to be performed by a community-based investigator and/or research to be conducted in any SIU-SOM affiliated hospitals or sites may also be reviewed by SCRIHS with the appropriate authorization agreements.

SCRIHS Fees - Effective September 1, 2014


    • Initial Review - $2500
    • Continuing Review - $750
    • Sponsor-required Amendments - $500

*There is no fee for:

    • Federally-funded, state-supported or non-profit funded clinical research
    • SIU Investigator-initiated research
    • Exempt research

Call 545-7602 if you have any questions


SCRIHS Electronic Submission and Review System
(IRIS) Support

Please contact Gary Fifer at for all submission guidance and/or assistance. Technical problems can be reported to or


SIU Center for Clinical Research - Clinical Trials Training Course

The Center for Clinical Research offers a basic clinical trials course designed to provide clinical research education with a primary focus on the administrative aspects of sponsored clinical trials (drug and device). The content is a supplement to, not a substitute for, the training required by SCRIHS. The course is a one-day program for investigators, coordinators, and clinical research staff. The next course is available Friday, November 4, 2016. See the Course Description for more information about location and registration, or contact Joseph Milbrandt, PhD via email at or by phone at 545-7811.