Institutional Review Board

Protecting welfare in human subjects research.

At the Palmetto Health Institutional Review Board (IRB), we are responsible for reviewing all research involving human subjects, ensuring equitable selection of research subjects. We work to ensure that potential research-related risks are minimized, and that there is full disclosure so volunteers can make an informed decision to participate.


Call us at 803-434-2884 or email

AAHRPP Full AccreditationIRB team members are available to assist you with applications, connect you with resources and to help ensure your research is meeting the regulatory guidelines to protect the rights and welfare of all who participate in research under the auspices of Palmetto Health.

Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions, concerns or need help with an application or related documents. We are happy to assist via email, phone or in person.