Phoenix / Valley of the Sun

SOCRA Phoenix / Valley of the Sun Chapter Meeting

 The IRB and Its Review Process: The Inner Workings

 Presented by: 

Julie Barton, BS, MHA - Integrity and Compliance Officer, Research Administration

Thursday, December 7th from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.



  1. Discuss the historical events leading up to the creation of IRBs
  2. Describe the IRB review process and present areas of concern in protecting human subjects
  3. Perform as a mock IRB and identify potentially controverted matters


CE: SOCRA Members receive 1.0 continuing education unit for attending and a certificate of completion.



El Dorado Room, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

350 W. Thomas Rd.Phoenix, AZ  85013

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About this venue: 

  • All attendees will need to pad for an extra 15 minutes to park in the PATIENT VISITOR parking ramp, then come in through the HOSPITAL MAIN ENTRANCE to receive a guest visitors badge at the HELLO Concierge desk. 
  • Once visitors have received their badges, they will want to proceed past the Starbucks straight on to CAMELBACK ELEVATORS.
  • Guests will need to proceed to the 6th floor.
  • Once on the 6th floor, they will need to turn RIGHT and the first room on the right will be the El Dorado conference room.



Light dinner will be served. Please share this announcement with your colleagues.  Members and non-members are welcome.