Institutional Review Board

Welcome to the Carilion Clinic IRB

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is charged with reviewing all research protocols involving humans to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Before research can be conducted by Carilion employees or at Carilion facilities, it must be reviewed and approved by the IRB. Carilion Clinic has established two IRB committees composed of members from a variety of medical and scientific backgrounds. The IRB members are appointed by the Vice President for Academic Affairs. The work of the IRB Committees is supported and administered by the Department of Biomedical and Research Ethics.

Contact Us about Deadlines for IRB Review
Carilion Clinic IRB
2001 Crystal Spring Avenue, Suite 202
Roanoke, VA 24014

Important News: (updated 8/31/2015)

A separate research protocol is no longer required for investigator-initiated research studies. The Carilion Clinic IRB Application will now serve as the protocol for investigator-initiated studies. Research sponsored or funded by industry that is not submitted to Western IRB will still require a separate protocol as well as the Carilion IRB application. All grant-funded studies (with the exception of RAP grants) will still require a separate protocol as well as the IRB application.