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Clinical Trials, Close to Home

Samaritan aims to provide cutting edge care close to home. Our portfolio of clinical trials is one of Oregon’s most comprehensive outside of major metropolitan areas.

COVID-19 Clinical Trial

If you have been diagnosed with COVID-19, you are invited to participate in a clinical trial led by scientists at Samaritan and Oregon State University.
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Human Protection

The Samaritan Health Services Regional Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews proposed research protocols to protect human subjects involved in research. The primary purpose of the IRB is to protect the rights and welfare of patients who choose to take part in human subject’s 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

Contact Us

  • Clinical Research:
    • General: 541-768-4352 or
    • Direct:
      Anthony Franklin, BS, M.Ed, RN
      Clinical Research Manager
      541-768-4351 or

  • Institutional Review Board541-768-6075 or