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Institutional Review Board

The Jewish Home Lifecare Institutional Review Board (IRB) is an independent ethics committee overseen by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (See Title 45 Part 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations).

Institutional Review Board

The Jewish Home Lifecare Institutional Review Board (IRB) is an independent ethics committee overseen by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (See Title 45 Part 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations).

Purpose

The role of the IRB is to protect the rights and welfare of persons recruited to participate in research activities conducted under the auspices of Jewish Home Lifecare. The IRB has the authority to approve, require modifications, or disapprove all research activities that fall within its jurisdiction as specified by both the federal regulations and institutional policy.

Research that has been reviewed and approved by the IRB is subject to continuing IRB review and must be re-evaluated at least annually, or more frequently if specified by the IRB.

IRB Members

The committee is chaired by Dr. Mark Levy, Chief Medical Officer at Jewish Home Lifecare (JHL). We currently have 16 regular members and 9 alternates.  For IRB Members Only

IRB Meeting Schedule

For a list of upcoming meeting dates and information on Expedited Review, please click here.

How to Submit

External investigators- please click here first.

For forms and instructions on how to submit a study proposal to the JHL IRB, please go to our IRB Forms page.

Contact Us

For questions, clarification, or additional forms that are not online, you may contact the IRB Secretary.

Mailing Address
Research Institute on Aging
Jewish Home Lifecare
120 West 106th St.
New York, NY 10025

Phone Numbers
Telephone: 212-870-4849
Fax: 212-870-4996

Helpful Links

Mount Sinai (MSSM) Program for the Protection of Human Subjects

Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)

US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)