What studies must be submitted for review by the Institutional Review Board (IRB)?
- Philadelphia Department of Public Health
- Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health *
- Philadelphia Department of Finance, Office of Risk Management
Also any research:
- involving data from the Medical Examiner's Office, or
- submitted with a request for review by other City departments
What studies must also be submitted to the Health Commissioner's Office Review Committee?
- Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) data
- Persons receiving services directly from or funded by/through the PDPH
Studies must include an investigator or collaborator working for PDPH.
Learn more about the Health Commissioner's Office Review Committee