Institutional Review Board (IRB)

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Dayton Children's Hospital's IRB oversees all human subject research approved at Dayton Children’s. It ensures that federal, state and institutional guidelines are met for the protection and welfare of all research participants.

The IRB, composed primarily of scientific members, as well as non-scientific and community members, conducts scientific and ethical reviews. The review process for research involving human participants is administered through the Dayton Children’s IRB Office.

IRB Office:

William Spohn, MD, CIP
IRB Chair

Beverly Comer
IRB Coordinator

Dayton Children's Hospital IRB
One Children’s Plaza
Dayton, OH 45404-1815
Tel: 937-641-4218
Fax: 937-641-3201


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