Institutional Review Board


CHS IRB submissions are to be submitted electronically through CyberIRB:

If this is your first time logging into the website, please contact the IRB Office at 559-499-6553 so our office can send you a username and temporary password.

If you have any questions regarding CyberIRB, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 499-6553 or [email protected]

For assistance with all aspects of obtaining IRB approval for your research, and for assistance in submitting your materials to the IRB, please email [email protected] or call the IRB office at 559-499-6553.

Our office is located in the second floor of the UCSF Fresno Building, Room 290.

All UCSF Faculty, Fellows, Residents, Medical Students and Key Research Personnel must complete mandatory training in the protection of human subjects in research through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI).  Information regarding this UCSF requirement can be found at:

To complete the training, go to 

Create a login & password, then choose UCSF as the affiliated institution.
Please call the IRB Office at 499-6553 for any questions.

As UCSF staff you are required to submit your study to IRIS. This can be found in MyAccess. For assistance or questions please contact Christine Mergillano at 559-499-6639 or [email protected]