Somerville Campus:
Urgent Care, the Eye Center, the GI Center and the Sleep Lab are now open. All other services are still closed due to facility issues. 

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Institutional Review Board

The IRB Chair and Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Manager are available to help investigators develop a protocol or informed consent form, provide research education and training, help interpret how certain regulations apply to a specific research study, or answer questions about the IRB forms. As a member of the Harvard Catalyst, additional resources are available to CHA personnel, including Catalyst Research Resources. Help is also available to researchers to develop and conduct study monitoring, prepare for a sponsor’s or a federal site visit, or train and orient new investigators and/or coordinators.

Please call the IRB office at 617-806-8702 with questions, for assistance, or to schedule a meeting with the IRB Chair or HRPP Manager.

Contact Us

Ida Rego
Office Contact
P: 617-806-8702
F: 617-806-8710
IRB office mailing address
Cambridge Health Alliance
Institutional Review Board Office
1493 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
J. Glover Taylor
Institutional Official
Chief Compliance Officer

Lior Givon, MD, PhD
IRB Chair
Sarah E. Nelson, PhD
IRB Vice-Chair
Michelle Ewahi
Manager, Human Subject Protection and Research Integration
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