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Institutional Review Board

The IRB assists with navigation of the complex federal, state and local human subjects research regulations so that innovative and collaborative research may flourish. Our Mission is to protect the rights and welfare of individuals who participate in research through The MetroHealth System.

The IRB Office is located at:

2500 MetroHealth Drive
Rammelkamp – R103
Cleveland, OHIO 44109


India J Eaton –  Manager, Human Research Protections Program 
(216) 778-2021; [email protected]

James Darnell – IRB Specialist 
(216) 778-7749; [email protected]

Bailey Diaz – IRB Specialist
(216) 778-7742; [email protected]

Joanne Fraifogl – IRB Specialist
(216) 778-8559; [email protected]

Alexandra (Alex) Slodov – IRB Specialist
(216) 778-7575; [email protected]