For Investigators Submitting a New Research Study
Methodist Healthcare (MH) has designated the IRB at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center of Memphis (UTHSC) as the IRB of record for all new research studies conducted within MH facilities or involving MH patients.
Both the UT and MH FederalWide Assurances (FWA) reflect this designation.
- Methodist Healthcare FWA
- University of Tennessee FWA
To submit a new research study, go to the UTHSC IRB submission Web site:
iMedRIS - www.uthsc.edu/research/
MH specific research requirements:
- All individuals conducting or participating in research at MH must have MH credentials.
- Residents and non-physicians conducting interventional or diagnostic research must have a MH physician in good standing as the principal investigator of the study.
There may be other specific MH policies and procedures that apply to your research study if a part or all of your research is to be conducted within MH.
If you have any questions concerning Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare specific research guidelines please contact:
Rexann G. Pickering, Ph. D., C.I.P., R.N.
Administrator, Human Protection
1325 Eastmoreland Suite 374
Memphis, TN 38104