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
4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146

IRBoffice [at]



IRB Chairs

Barbara Engel, MD, PhD, CIP Chair, CPHS

Susan Levy, MD, MPH, CIP Vice-Chair, CPHS

Kevin Meyers, MBBCh Vice-Chair, CPHS

CHOP IRB Office Leadership

Amy Schwarzhoff, MS, MBA, CIP - Director, Human Subjects Research

Meghan Riley, MS, CIP - Assistant Director IRB Operations

Christine DeLussey, MS, CIP - IRB Operations Supervisor

CHOP IRB Administrative Support

Joyce Hartley, BS, CIP - Resource Coordinator