Institutional Review Board at the Minnesota Department of Health

Institutional Review Board at the Minnesota Department of Health

The Minnesota Department of Health Institutional Review Board (IRB) provides the necessary review and approval for department-sponsored research. The Minnesota Department of Health established the IRB as part of its overall commitment to protecting the privacy, well-being, and other rights of Minnesota citizens.

The Minnesota Department of Health IRB is registered with the federal Office of Human Research Protection. Our registration number is 00000945, and our federal-wide assurance number is 00000072.

 

About the MDH IRB

Institutional Review Board policies and procedures (PDF): Includes policies, procedures, and appendices.

 

Contact MDH IRB staff

IRB administrator, technical assistance
Sharrilyn Helgertz, Minnesota Center for Health Statistics (651-201-5942)

IRB coordinator, submit requests for IRB review
Liz Arita, MDH Center for Public Health Practice (651-201-3880)