IRB Team



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You can contact the CHOP Committees for the Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS) or the CHOP IRB Office if you have questions or complaints about a particular research study, about the ethical conduct and oversight of human research studies in general, or if you have suggestions.

The IRB Office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For assistance, you can call the main telephone number (215-590-2830) and then ask for any of the individuals listed on this page.

IRB Chairs

Barbara Engel, MD, PhD, CIP 
Chair, CPHS

Susan Levy, MD, MPH, CIP 
Vice-Chair, CPHS

Kevin Meyers, MBBCh
Vice-Chair, CPHS

CHOP IRB Office Leadership

Amy Schwarzhoff, MS, MBA, CIP
Director, Human Subjects Research

Meghan Riley, MS, CIP
Assistant Director IRB Operations

Christine DeLussey, MS, CIP
IRB Operations Supervisor

CHOP IRB Administrative Support

Joyce Hartley, BS, CIP
Resource Coordinator