About the Health Sciences IRBs

Commonly requested Health Sciences IRBs Information

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is committed to protecting the rights and welfare of individuals participating as subjects in its research. The Health Sciences Institutional Review Boards Office is home to two of the three IRBs on campus: the Health Sciences IRB (HS-IRB) and the Minimal Risk IRB (MR-IRB). The HS-IRB and MR-IRB review all human research protocols in accordance with federal regulations, state laws, and local and University policies. The IRBs are composed of members from various disciplines in the medical, social, and behavioral sciences as well as community members.

FWA & Registration Numbers

Federalwide Assurance: FWA00005399

IRB Registration #:

  • IRB00000366 (Health Sciences)
  • IRB00003739 (Minimal Risk)

IRB Rosters

IRB Chairs:

Yoram Shenker, MD
Chair, Health Sciences IRB
Professor of Medicine
Phone: 608-262-8605

Peter S. Rahko, MD, FACP, FACC
Chair, Minimal Risk HS IRB
Professor of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine Section
Department of Medicine
Phone: 608-263-8838

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Owner:Faye L.Group:Health Sciences IRBs
Created:2012-08-01 14:02 CDTUpdated:2016-03-11 13:32 CDT
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