Certification of IRB Professionals Preparation (CIP Prep)

(One day program)

Program Description

The Council for the Certification of IRB Professionals (CCIP), an affiliate of Applied Research Ethics National Association (ARENA) provides a mechanism whereby IRB professionals who meet certain eligibility requirements may be certified through examination. This certification exam is NOT given by BRANY. The content of the exam covers a broad range of subject areas related to Human Subjects Research and it’s administration. This program is ideal for IRB staff and IRB professionals and is designed to assist them in preparing individuals to take the exam by providing a comprehensive overview of the areas in the content outline as provided by CCIP and ARENA.

Program Objectives

  • Foundations and concepts of IRB practice (historical, research ethics, regulatory applications, etc.)
  • Organizational and personnel knowledge (IRB committee organization, institutional considerations, etc.)
  • IRB functions and operations (IRB review and IRB staff review, etc.)
  • Records and Reports (policies, procedures, membership, audit reports, training documentation, etc.)


Program Schedule and Location

Time:  9:30am – 4:30pm
Place: 1981 Marcus Avenue, Suite 210, Lake Success, NY 11042

Click here to register: Registration Form 


Linda Reuter, MS, CIP


$1,000 per person
(10% group discount for two or more attending from the same office)



Ms. Reuter is currently working at the North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System (NSLIJHS) as Director of the Huntington Hospital Institutional Review Board.  Ms. Reuter has extensive experience in education and training related to the protection of human subjects in research.  She has over 15 years experience in the field of clinical research and IRB oversight and has trained many individuals in matters related to IRB regulations and oversight, informed consent, historical perspectives of IRB development, HIPAA, research ethics, compliance, etc.   Her audiences appreciate her ability to take complex regulatory information and present it in an engaging and understandable manner.

Ms. Reuter has a B.S. in Biological Science and also graduated with top honors from SUNY Stony Brook with a MS in Health Sciences Research and an Advanced Certificate in Health Care Management.  She currently serves on two local IRBs, and has presented at a number of different workshops for research professionals.  She is a certified IRB Professional (CIP).