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Guidelines and Procedures

Drexel University’s Office of Research and Innovation (ORI) is committed to ensuring a culture of compliance through the responsible conduct of research consistent with best practices for quality, integrity, and regulatory requirements of research conducted by Drexel University.  As part of our on-going support and education to the Drexel University Research Community, each component (e.g., COI, IACUC, and IRB) has specific policies and procedures available on their respective sites, in addition ORI has developed the following guidelines, policies, and procedures.


These procedures support the University’s efforts to protect human subjects and Drexel University Agents while minimizing institutional risk in conducting blood draws for research purposes.

ORI-101 Procedures for Research Blood Draws (Version 001, 02/10/2023) [PDF]


Research Blood Draw-Phlebotomy Training Request 
Frequently Asked Questions-Research Blood Draws [PDF]
Presentation-Procedures for Research Blood Draws [PDF]


Please contact Cassandra Myers, Associate Vice Provost, Research Compliance and Regulatory Affairs with any questions or additional best practice topic areas at