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Research Compliance Reporting

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. 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 leave a message anonymously on the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care IRB Hotline: 800-807-6812.

Research Misconduct Concerns

  • Research Misconduct Frequently Asked Questions

  • Concerns involving allegations of research misconduct are handled in accordance with the policy and procedures for responding to allegations of research misconduct.

  • If you suspect research misconduct at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, the interim contact is Michael Dizinno, Research Compliance QA/QI Specialist, or 617-867-4212

Questions about Export Controls or Intellectual Property?
Interim contact: 
Charlotte A. Johnson, Director

Office of Sponsored Programs


Questions about FCOI disclosures and IRB submissions? 

Contact: Deirdre Neylon, Administrative Specialist

Questions about IRB processes, research participant concerns, and/or privacy and confidentiality?

Contact: Paula Tebeau, Sr. Compliance Manager, IRB


Questions about Research Misconduct, QA/QI? 

Contact: Michael Dizinno, MPH, M.Ed., Research Compliance QA/QI Specialist


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