• Joint Institutional Review Board (JIRB)

  • Welcome to the Joint Institutional Review Board (JIRB)

    The JIRB and Protection of Human Subjects

    The purpose of the IRB is to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects involved in any type of research, including, but not limited to, drug or device investigations. The IRB follows written procedures regarding the composition, operation and responsibilities of the IRB.  The JIRB serves Porter, Littleton, Parker and Castle Rock Adventist Hospitals and is organized and operates according to the ICH Good Clinical Practice guidance, complies with applicable laws, and regulation as described in [21 CFR Parts 50, 56] & [45 CFR 46].

    The JIRB will perform functions related to protecting the privacy of personal medical information used or disclosed in research according to the federal Privacy Rule authorized by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) [§45 CFR 164].

    The board meets the second Tuesday of each month.  In order to have your project reviewed by the IRB please submit your project approximately 14 business days before the meeting, for consideration.  Incomplete submissions will be returned to the investigator.

    We welcome any comments or suggestions for improvement.

    Please take a few minutes to watch our feature video.


    Please contact the JIRB Office at 303-778-2554 or by email atPAH-JointIRB@Centura.Org if you have any questions, or if you would like additional information. 

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