Contact the IRB/HSPO
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine
Human Subjects Protection Office
Institutional Review Board
Mail Code A115, Academic Support Building, Room 1140
90 Hope Drive, P.O. Box 855
Hershey, PA 17033-0855
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday
Academic Support Building, Room 1140
Phone and fax numbers
email@example.com - for protocol-specific questions or concerns
Questions, complaints and concerns
Questions, complaints or concerns related to research involving human participants conducted at or under the auspices of the Penn State College of Medicine or Penn State Hershey Medical Center can be directed to the Director of the Human Subjects Protection Office, Dr. Kathleen Hay, at 717-531-1646 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions, complaints or concerns may also be directed to the office of the Vice Dean for Research at 717-531-7199. All communications are taken seriously and handled confidentially. Federal law prohibits discrimination against persons that bring forth legitimate concerns for investigation.
For after-hours urgent concerns regarding human subjects protection, the IRB Executive Chair, Dr. Patricia Gordon, or another IRB Chair may be contacted through the hospital operator at 717-531-8521.
You may also reach us via our Comment/Suggestion Form. You can choose to receive a response or remain anonymous.