Joint Institutional Review Board

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is an administrative body established to protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects recruited to participate in research activities.

The IRB has the authority to approve, require modifications in, or disapprove all research activities that fall within its jurisdiction as specified by both the federal regulations and local institutional policy.

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare has five separate legal entities involved in the conduct of human subjects research

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – All Saints (FWA00007054, IRB00006687)
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – Iowa (FWA00003758, IRB00006687)
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – Marianjoy (FWA00007701, IRB00004428)
Wheaton Franciscan Medical Group (FWA00011154, IRB00006687)
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Southeast Wisconsin – Milwaukee (FWA00006568, IRB00006687)