McLaren Health Care
For Investigators

For Our Investigators

All human subject research carried out at McLaren Health Care and its subsidiaries must be reviewed and approved by the MHC IRB prior to the start of research. The links below are provided for easy access to guidance, documents, and resources to help you navigate the IRB process.

Guidelines and Guidance Documents

Guidelines and Guidance Documents to assist investigators with research and the IRB process

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Policies & Procedures

McLaren Health Care HRPP Policies and Procedures

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Sample documents for investigators

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Forms for Submission

Forms for submission to the IRB

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Is your project human subjects research?

Determination of whether an activity is human subjects research may only be made by the MHC IRB.

To request IRB determination, please complete the "Request for Human Subjects Research Determination Form" in iRIS.

If you have any questions contact us via e-mail at or by phone at 248-484-4950.