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Betty Anna Donoval, JD, MS
Scientific Quality Coordinator IRB
Cook County Health & Hospitals System


Before You Begin

  • You may only begin the onboarding process AFTER you and a CCHHS Investigator have agreed on a role on an IRB-approved research project.
  • Please fully complete all forms. Incomplete forms may delay processing and your onboarding.

Steps & Requirements

  1. These forms are required – they are available at the links below and at: Hektoen Building, 627 S. Wood Street, Room 333
    1. Application (must be signed by the PI, Chairman, and Research & Regulatory Affairs)
    2. Infection Control Screening Compliance Form/Purple Form (with required labs)
    3. Security Access Form
    4. Computer Sign-On Form (if access to CCHHS computer systems is required)
    5. Confidentiality Agreement Form (if access to CCHHS computer systems is required)
    6. Review and sign IT Security Rules of Behavior (if access to CCHHS computer systems is required)
  2. Make a copy of all forms for your records.
  3. Please return forms to Human Resources (1900 W Polk St. Ground Floor, Room 50).
  1. Human Resources will schedule you for a drug test and background check. They will also contact your PI with your orientation date after you have cleared employee health.
  2. Once you complete orientation, contact Research & Regulatory Affairs to schedule your IRB training.
  3. If access to computer systems is required, take forms to Corporate Compliance (1900 W. Polk Street, Room 223) for signatures and submit the signed forms to Hospital Information Systems (SHCC Room 2650).

Important Note

You will not receive an immediate answer when you drop off your forms. The forms have to be reviewed and provided to CCHHS HR. Your PI will be contacted by CCHHS HR to attend Orientation.

Direct questions to Betty Anna Donoval at bdonoval@cookcountyhhs.org.

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