Research at Metro Health
Metro Health launched its clinical research department in 2009. The department supports outcomes research and clinical trials for various Metro Health service lines including, but not limited to, cardiovascular, peripheral vascular and oncology. Please click here for more information about clinical trials, or contact Carmen Heaney, director of research, at (616) 252-5020.
A component of the clinical research department, the Metro Health Institutional Review Board (IRB) oversees human subjects research at Metro Health. Please click here to access IRB Forms and Templates and submission information. For study design/statistical analyses help or any questions related to IRB review and approval, contact Maureen Oostendorp, IRB administrator, at (616) 252-5026.