Pediatric Research Resources

Several resources are available to faculty, staff, and students who are conducting research and disseminating their findings:

Developing, maintaining, and closing the proper Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols for research projects are essential in maintaining ethical research agendas. The following resources are useful to investigators in this process:

Sample forms are already available for investigator use when developing protocols at this site.

     • Assent form
     • Consent form – only minimal risk
     • Consent form - only minimal risk without HIPAA
     • Consent form – more than minimal risk
     • Consent form – more than minimal risk without HIPAA
     • Parental consent – only minimal risk
     • Parental consent- only minimal risk without HIPAA
     • Parental consent – more than minimal risk
     • Parental consent – more than minimal risk without HIPAA
     • Short form consent

Other IRB forms and sample documents can be found at this site also.

Research Grant Development Resources

Faculty, staff, and students who are interested in potential grant applications based on their research agendas may wish to use the following resources:

Request for Research Support Services

The Department of Pediatrics currently offers a variety of research-based services to faculty, staff, and students. Please complete the following on-line form to request particular assistance. This information will go to the research support team to be addressed quickly and appropriately. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Lesley Cottrell at lcottrell@hsc.wvu.edu or 304-293-1149.

Research Support Services On-line Request Form