Chesapeake IRB

Who may use the Chesapeake IRB?

The Chesapeake IRB may be used for any clinical trial that meets the following criteria:

  • any trial that is not investigator-initiated; AND
  • any trial that is a phase II, III, or IV study.

The Chesapeake IRB may not be used for any clinical trial that meets the following criteria:

  • any trial that is investigator-initiated; OR
  • any trial that is a phase I study.
The following table summarizes when you may or may not use the Chesapeake IRB for your clinical trial:
Phase I Phase II Phase III Phase IV
Investigator-Initiated Must use WVU IRB Must use WVU IRB Must use WVU IRB Must use WVU IRB
Not Investigator-Initiated Must use WVU IRB May use Chesapeake IRB May use Chesapeake IRB May use Chesapeake IRB

What is required for Chesapeake IRB review?

If you would like to have your clinical trial reviewed by the Chesapeake IRB, please contact:

Sarah Weir
(443) 283-1534