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Advocate Health Care Review Board (AHC IRB)
3075 Highland Parkway
Downers Grove, IL  60515

Joal Hill, JD, MPH, PhD
Chair, Advocate Institutional Review Board
Director of Research Ethics 
Rm #486-N
Phone: 630.929.6150 (internal 55.6150) 
Cell Phone: 847.436.8681

Bryan W. Coyle, MA
Human Research Protections Manager: IRB submission requirements for protocols; consent forms and research related HIPAA Authorizations; research design & analysis; oversight of non-local Board reviews - Quorum and the NCI CIRB; management of Expedited reviews.
Rm #496-N
Phone: 630.929.6152 (internal 55.6152)
Cell: 847.436.8682

Judi Bauer
Human Research Protections Administrator: Agendas, amendments, adverse events, protocol deviations, humanitarian and emergency use requests.
Rm #497-N
Phone: 630.929.6149 (internal 55.6149) 

Jasmine Taylor 
IRB Analyst: Continuing Review, initial expedited review, modifications combined with continuing review.
Rm #492B-N
Phone: 630.929.6151 (internal 55.6151)

Sherri Velez

Office Coordinator: Confirmation of protocol receipt, submission materials and credentials review, Continuing Review notifications, IRB Board minutes.
Rm #492A-N
Phone: 630.929.6148 (internal 55.6148) 

General Office E-mail Correspondence, including requests for initial Human Subjects Research determinations, should be sent to

All Quorum and CIRB specific materials and questions should be sent to
All consents, patient literature and HIPAA Authorization change requests should be sent as email attachments per the protocol completion checklist; when the IRB receives your protocol you will be notified via email regarding your protocol number and a list of any missing materials.  All future correspondence should be submitted with the assigned IRB protocol number (4 digits) in the subject line.

General IRB Office Fax: 630.929.9817

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