Research Participant Information

Creighton University Earns Full AAHRPP Accreditation
Creighton joins an elite group of about 250 U.S. organizations and seven organizations from outside the United States in achieving full accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP). In achieving full AAHRPP accreditation, Creighton University has demonstrated its commitment to rigorous standards that help protect research participants while ensuring that society continues to reap the benefits of research. See the press release for more details.


Welcome! If you are participating in research at Creighton University or thinking about it, this site may provide helpful information about your rights, how to find a study, helpful links, and how to get your questions answered.

Questions or Concerns

If you are a prospective or current participant and would like to speak with someone unaffiliated with a specific research study in order to ask questions about participating in research, obtain information about participating in research, or offer input, please contact the IRB Office at 402-280-2126 or by email at

If you are not happy with the way a study is being conducted at Creighton University, you may complain (anonymously, if you choose) to the IRB by calling 402-280-2126, emailing, calling the Research Compliance Hotline 402-280-3200, emailing the Director of Research Compliance, or addressing a letter to the Institutional Review Board, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178.

Confidential Research Hotline (402-280-3200)

Research Personnel are expected to report any known or suspected noncompliant conduct related to research or sponsored program activities conducted and/or approved through Creighton University. The confidential Research Compliance Hotline (402-280-3200) is available for any individual who wishes to remain anonymous and/or has found other available reporting mechanisms to be ineffective. Research Personnel may also address their research compliance-related questions or concerns to Director of Research Compliance at 402-280-2511.

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