1. Research Participant Concerns
Research participants are encouraged to share their concerns or complaints regarding their involvement in a research study with the investigator or study staff. However, research participants may also report their concerns to the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institutional Review Board (IRB). The IRB is dedicated to protecting the rights, welfare and safety of research participants. If you have questions or concerns regarding the rights of a research participant, you may contact the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care IRB Hotline: 1-800-807-6812.
2. Research Misconduct Concerns
At Harvard Pilgrim, concerns involving allegations of Research Misconduct are handled in accordance with the Policy and Procedures for Responding to Allegations of Scientific Misconduct. If you suspect research misconduct at Harvard Pilgrim, contact the Research Integrity & Compliance Officer at 1-617-867-4817.
Harvard Pilgrim maintains a non-retaliation policy for employees who make good faith reports of compliance issues.
Questions about IRB processes, research subject concerns?
Paula Tebeau, CIP
Sr. Compliance Manager, IRB
Questions about COI disclosures and IRB submissions?
Questions about Conflicts of Interest, Export Controls, Intellectual Property, Regulatory Compliance, Research Misconduct, QA/QI?
Amy Hudspeth Cabell, JD, MBA
Research Integrity & Compliance Officer
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, LLC
401 Park Drive, Suite 401-East
Boston, MA 02215