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Institutional Review Board

The Covenant Health System IRB (CHS IRB) is the IRB of record for all Covenant Health (CH) facilities. The CHS IRB, an independent administrative body, functions under the auspices and support of Covenant Health executive leadership to review and approve research involving human subjects who participate in clinical trials at its facilities. Covenant Health has an approved Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) filed with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP) that ensures full compliance with DHHS human subject’s regulations.

Helpful Links

CITI on-line training
FDA Guidance for IRBs, Clinical Investigators and Sponsors
Office of Human Research Protections
iMedRIS