Human Protection

Human Protection

Institutional Review Board

Samaritan Health Services' Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews proposed research protocols to protect human subjects involved in research.

The IRB is responsible for the following:

  • The review and approval of applications to conduct research involving human subjects.
  • Continuing review of approved protocols.
  • Monitoring of reported adverse events involving subjects in approved protocols

For information about the IRB, contact Barbara Croney, CCPR, sponsored programs administrator, at 541-768-6612 or