Report a Research Problem or Complaint

Report a problem securely and confidentially through the UNMC Human Subjects Research Comment Portal.

Are you a research subject, staff or investigator who wants to report a complaint or problem to the IRB? By following the comment portal link, you will be directed to a REDCap form where you can enter information about your complaint that will be delivered to the IRB and to the UNMC Chief Compliance Officer. Reports can be made either anonymously or with contact information if you would like to be contacted about your concern.

Alternately, problems can be reported through University of Nebraska EthicsPoint.

By following the EthicsPoint link, you will be directed to a site where you can enter information about your complaint that will be delivered to the UNMC Chief Compliance Officer and University of Nebraska Central Administration.

Research Subjects

The types of complaints/problems that may be reported via this system include:

  1. Complaints or concerns regarding the conduct (e.g., health or safety concerns) of a research study that you are participating in currently.
  2. Complaints or concerns regarding the research personnel conducting the study.

Research Staff and Investigators

The types of complaints/problems that may be reported via this system include:

  1. Complaints or concerns regarding the conduct of other researchers or staff members involved in a particular protocol.
  2. Complaints or concerns regarding IRB review of protocols or IRB policies and procedures.