Initiate A Research Project

Initiate A Research Project

If you wish to conduct research through Swedish Medical Center, follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Be sure your study qualifies for review by a Swedish affiliated IRB 
  2. Submit a Protocol Initiation Form (PIF) 
  3. Contact one of the following managers in the appropriate area of study, regarding research contracts and/or agreements for the research activity you wish to begin:

    Department
    Manager
    Phone
    E-Mail
    Cardiovascular  Research
    Tracie  Granger
    (206) 215-2466
    Clinical Trials Unit
    Heather Algren
    (206) 386-2820
    Neuroscience
    Tracie Granger
    (206) 215-2466
    Oncology
    Patra Grevstad
    (206) 386-2442
    Perinatal Medicine
    Heather Algren
    (206) 386-2820
    Other
    Research Center
    (206) 215-3100

  4. Obtain appropriate Steering Committee approval. Steering Committee approval has to be done before the IRB process. Contact the appropriate person listed below:
    Subject
    SteeringCommittee
    Contact
    Oncology-related
    Cancer Institute 
    Desiree Iriarte
    (206) 386-2443
    Cardiovascular-related
    Cardiovascular
    Tracie Granger
    (206) 215-2466
    Neuroscience-related
    Neuroscience
    Tracie Granger
    (206) 215-2466
    Perinatal-related
    Perinatal
    Heather Algren
    (206) 386-2820
    Nursing-related
    Nursing
    Valda Upenieks
    (206) 617-4278
  5. Begin the research study budget process 
  6. Begin the education in the ethical conduct of human subjects in research requirement, if not previously completed. (Please Note: This education requirement must be met before the approval of your research activity is completed.) 
  7. Submit Research Application through IRIS™.

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Swedish Center for Research and Innovation

801 Broadway, Suite 725

Seattle, WA 98122-4328

Phone: 206-215-3100
Email: Research.Center@Swedish.org