New studies should be submitted to NU using the eIRB+ Submission Requirements, listing the VA as a study site.
Studies that are currently active in eIRB+ and being conducted at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center should submit a Modification to update the consent form and submit a Local Protocol Addendum.
Subsequent submissions should be entered into eIRB+ according to the usual processes: Continuing Reviews, Modifications, and/ or RNIs.
Additional VA Requirements
Consult Section 13: Collaborative Research in the VHA Handbook for additional VA requirements. Please contact the VA with questions about these requirements and processes.
Biomedical Studies: Chicago IRB Office (312) 503-9338
Social / Behavioral Studies: Evanston IRB Office (847) 467-1723
Data Use Agreements:
Sr. Contract & Grant Officer
Office of Sponsored Research
IRBNet: (the VA's electronic submission system):
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center: