You can contact the CHOP Committees for the Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS) or the CHOP IRB Office if you have questions or complaints about a particular research study, about the ethical conduct and oversight of human research studies in general, or if you have suggestions.
The IRB Office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For assistance, you can call the main telephone number (215-590-2830) and then ask for any of the individuals listed on this page.
Mailing Address:The Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
IRBoffice [at] email.chop.edu
Barbara Engel, MD, PhD Chair, CPHS
Mark Schreiner, MD Executive Vice-Chair, CPHS
Susan Levy, MD, MPH Vice-Chair, CPHS
Amy Schwarzhoff, MBA, CIP - Director, Human Subjects Research
Heather Cathrall, MBE, CIP - Assistant Director, IRB Operations
Joyce Hartley, BS, CIP - Resource Coordinator