Federal Wide Assurance (FWA)

Duke University Health System has committed to uphold regulatory and ethical standards through a Federal Wide Assurance, FWA00009025, issued by the federal Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP).

Information related to our Federal Wide Assurance, including its current expiration date, can be viewed on OHRP's website.  After clicking on that link, select the tab "FWAs".  Then under "Basic Search", type in "Duke" for "Institution/Organization Name", and click on Search.  Then on the next page that comes up, click on "Duke U Hlth System, Inc." and you will reach the page pertaining to our FWA.

OHRP/FDA Registration Numbers for the DUHS IRB

To locate the OHRP/FDA registration numbers for each of the individual DUHS IRB boards, go to this OHRP website.  Select the tab that says "IRBs".  Then in the space for "IRB Name" type in "Duke", then click on Search.  Then you will see a list of the "Duke U Hlth System, Inc." boards (they are numbered 1 through 10), and the IRB Registration Number for each board is located in the far left column.