ProMedica

Lourdes University/Promedica IRB Review Process

All Lourdes University student and faculty researchers who are conducting research at ProMedica Health Systems (ProMedica) need to be aware of the following process* established between Lourdes University and ProMedica:

  • Step 1: Researchers need to complete the Lourdes University IRB application and all appropriate documents
  • Step 2: Submit all documentation (upon advisor’s approval) to the Lourdes University IRB email at irb@lourdes.edu
  • Step 3: The Lourdes University IRB Administrator/Coordinator will conduct an initial review of the protocol for completeness
  • Step 4: Upon review, applications for research to be conducted at ProMedica will then be forwarded by the Lourdes University IRB Office via email to the ProMedica IRB Office
  • Step 5: The ProMedica IRB Administrator/Coordinator will review the protocol
    • Note: If the protocol requires clarifications, the ProMedica IRB Administrator/Coordinator will email requests to the researcher
  • Step 6: ProMedica shall approve all protocols that are to be conducted at their facility and send the Lourdes University Administrator/Coordinator the approval letter to ensure that all files are complete

*This process is established via a Memorandum of Understanding between Lourdes University and ProMedica Health System, for more information regarding the Memorandum of Understanding, please email irb@lourdes.edu

Contact Lourdes

Kristin Booth
IRB Administrator
Email

Lauren Maziarz, Ph.D., R.N.
Chairperson, IRB
Email

Contact Promedica

ProMedica IRB Office
419-291-5362
Email