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IRB Contact Information & Meeting Schedules

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System houses two Institutional Review Boards, IRB#1 and IRB#2, the Oncology Research IRB. The primary responsibility of the IRB is to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects in research. In doing so, the IRB monitors human subject research to determine that it is conducted ethically and in compliance with institutional and Federal regulations, the requirements of applicable law, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System’s Assurance, and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System’s policies and procedures.

IRB#1 is chaired by James Mitchner, M.D., and meets on the first Tuesday of the month. Darlene Wahlberg provides staff support for IRB #1.

IRB#2, the OCIRB, is chaired by Andrew Eisenberg, M.D., and meets on the third Thursday of the month. Trista Koehler-Blonshine provides staff support for IRB #2.

For further information regarding IRB activities and conflict of interest policies please contact an IRB administrator:

  • Darlene Wahlberg at 734-712-3283.
  • Trista Koehler-Blonshine at 734-712-1029.

Mailing Address

Darlene Wahlberg
SJMHS IRB #1 and IRB #2
5333 McAuley Drive
RHC 6017
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Meeting Schedules

2014 SJMHS Institutional Review Board Schedule #1
2014 SJMHS Institutional Review Board Schedule #2
2015 SJMHS Institutional Review Board Schedule #1

2015 SJMHS Institutional Review Board Schedule #2

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