IRB Team



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You can contact the CHOP Committees for the Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS) or the CHOP IRB Office if you have questions or complaints about a particular research study, about the ethical conduct and oversight of human research studies in general, or if you have suggestions.

The IRB Office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For assistance, you can call the main telephone number (215-590-2830) and then ask for any of the individuals listed on this page.

IRB Chairs

Barbara Engel, MD, PhD, CIP 
Chair, CPHS
[email protected]

Susan Levy, MD, MPH, CIP 
Vice-Chair, CPHS
[email protected]

Kevin Meyers, MBBCh
Vice-Chair, CPHS
[email protected]

CHOP IRB Office Leadership

Amy Schwarzhoff, MS, MBA, CIP
Senior Manager, Human Subjects Research
[email protected]

Meghan Riley, MS, CIP
Assistant Director IRB Operations
[email protected]

Christine DeLussey, MS, CIP
IRB Operations Manager
[email protected]

CHOP IRB Administrative Support

Joyce Hartley, BS, CIP
Clinical Research Program Manager
[email protected]