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Researcher Profile FAQs

Does Researcher Profile notify me when my training is going to expire

YES! You will receive email notifications at varying intervals prior to your training expiring. If you are not receiving the notifications you think you should see, please log in to eBridge and navigate to your Researcher Profile. Look at the tabs on your Profile Workspace. If you don't see a category, such as Animal Training, Compliance Training, or Safety Training, and you know you need to track your training in that area, please contact the related Office of Research business unit:

How can get a transcript of my research training in eBridge?


  1. Login to
  2. From your Dashboard, click on the Activity View My Researcher Profile. This will take you to your Researcher Profile Workspace.
  3. On the left side of the screen, click the link called “Print-Friendly Profile.” 
  4. The next screen will display a list of all training documented in eBridge.
  5. In the upper right of the screen, click the Print button for a hard copy, or print to PDF.
How do I access my Researcher Profile

Log in to eBridge and you will find the link to your Researcher Profile from the following areas:

  1. If you are in the Proposal Team role, look in the center area of My Home. Selecting the link takes you directly to your Researcher Profile Workspace.
  2. If you are in the Study Staff role, look in the left navigation area under My Home Pages. The section My Training has a link to your Researcher Profile Workspace.
  3. Regardless of your role, you will also have a Researcher Profile tab in the upper, green area of the screen, along with tabs for Human Submissions, Animal SubmissionsFunding Proposals, and IBC Safety. From this link you can view a list of all Researcher Profiles to which you have been given access (only if another person has granted you access), including your own.

My Home is the page that you first land on after logging in and you can navigate to it from anywhere in eBridge by selecting the My Home link in the upper right area of the screen.

Researcher Profile for Animal Training

Researcher Profile for Animal Research Training

Individuals who are new to the animal research program at the Medical College of Wisconsin must obtain Certified status in order to be listed as approved study personnel on an Animal Use Application (AUA) prior to participating in any animal activities and/or obtaining access to the animal facility.

Individuals involved in ongoing animal research at the Medical College of Wisconsin must renew each of the three Core Certification components annually OR once every 3 years (as defined in each component) in order to maintain Certified status.

Researcher Profile is the repository for all relevant training for those involved with animal research at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Below is an example of a researcher's Profile.


Researcher Profile for Compliance FCOI Training

Researcher Profile For Compliance FCOI-R Training

Effective August 24, 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services revised its rule (42 CFR Part 50 Subpart F), requiring key personnel involved in Public Health Services (PHI) funded research to complete Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research (FCOI-R) training. In addition, MCW Institutional policy requires all persons identified as Principal Investigators and Key Personnel on funding proposal projects at MCW, regardless of funding origination, complete the same training requirements. A funding proposal will not progress if the training is not current. Your training record is registered in your eBridge Researcher Profile, and is viewable by you at any time.


Researcher Profile for Human Research Training

Researcher Profile for Human Subject Research Training

Everyone involved in the design, conduct, or review of human research carried out by MCW faculty investigators must obtain Human Subject Research (HSR) training certification. Upon successful completion of the HSR course, that record is uploaded into a person's eBridge Researcher Profile. The training record is also displayed in the Workspace of all Human Research Projects on which the user is listed, either as Study Staff or PI.

Researcher Profile for Safety Compliance Training

Researcher Profile for Safety Compliance Training

Safety Compliance Training currently tracked in Researcher Profile:

  • Bloodborne Pathogens for Researchers
  • Bloodborne Pathogens for Clinicians
  • Laboratory Safety Training
    • Part A - Laboratory Chemical Safety
    • Part B - Laboratory Waste
    • Part C - rDNA Awareness
  • rDNA/SNA for Researchers
  • Shipping Biological Materials
    • Shipping Biological Materials Awareness (prerequisite for all other materials below)
    • Category A Materials
    • Category B Materials
    • Dry Ice
    • Dry Liquid Nitrogen
    • Used Health Products
    • Genetically Modified Organisms
    • Exempt Patient Specimens

Job Aid - All eBridge Users (PDF) 3/30/13

Job Aid - Safety Coordinators (PDF) 3/30/13

Job Aid - Safety Training Administrator (PDF) 3/30/13


Who has access to my Researcher Profile
Your Researcher Profile can be accessed by yourself, the IACUC office if you are active in animal research, the Safety Coordinator for Environmental Health and Safety if your job requires any type of safety related training, the Compliance office for Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research (FCOI-R), The IRB office for Human Subject Research or CITI training, and any individual to whom you choose to grant access. For assistance with managing your Researcher Profile, please contact the eBridge Help Desk,, or (414) 955-8476.