For Investigators submitting a New Research Study

Methodist Healthcare (MH) has designated the IRB at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center of Memphis (UTHSC) as the IRB of record for all  new research studies conducted within MH facilities or involving MH patients. 

Both the UT and MH FederalWide Assurances (FWA) reflect this designation. 

  • Methodist Healthcare FWA
  • University of Tennessee FWA

Submitting a New Study

MH-specific Research Requirements

  • All individuals conducting or participating in research at MH must have MH credentials.
  • Residents and non-physicians conducting interventional or diagnostic research must have a MH physician in good standing as the principal investigator of the study.

There may be other specific MH policies and procedures that apply to your research study if a part or all of your research is to be conducted within MH.

Contact Us 

Rexann G. Pickering, Ph. D., C.I.P., R.N.
Administrator, Human Protection
Methodist Healthcare
1325 Eastmoreland Suite 374
Memphis, TN 38104
Phone: 901-516-2323
Fax: 901-516-2456