Research Services

Everything you need to know about participating in a research study

Confidential Research Hotline (855-256-0478)

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. You may report issues to our anonymous hotline by phone at 855-256-0478 or from our website. Research Personnel may also address their research compliance-related questions or concerns to the Director of Research Compliance at 402-280-2511.

Becoming a Research Participant

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.

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 855-256-0478, emailing the Director of Research Compliance, or addressing a letter to the Institutional Review Board, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178.

Creighton University Earns Full AAHRPP Accreditation
Creighton joins an elite group of organizations 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.