Health Sciences and Affiliated Teaching Hospitals Research Ethics Board (HSREB)

The Principal of Queen's University has invested in the Queen’s University Health Sciences and Affiliated Teaching Hospitals Research Ethics Board (HSREB) the authority to review proposed research involving human participants that are being conducted under the auspices of Queen's University. HSREB primarily reviews health science research, including all research being conducted at the affiliated teaching hospitals (Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KGH and HDH Sites), Providence Care Centre (PCC) and Ongwanada. GREB primarily conducts reviews in the areas of humanities, social science, science, engineering, and administrative research. The HSREB is also a Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO)  Qualified REB. 

Queen's Federalwide Assurance Number:  FWA00004184. HSREB IRB Number: IRB00001173.

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HSREB Membership

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HSREB Meeting Schedule

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RESEARCH COMPLAINT PROCESS

Talk to Us

If you have concerns regarding a research study conducted under the authority of Queen’s University, Kingston General Hospital, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Providence Care Centre, or the Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington Health Unit; please contact the Office of Research Ethics.

Our Contact information

Toll-Free Telephone in North America: 1-844-535-2988 Email: HSREB Chair at  hsreb@queensu.ca

Our Role

Your welfare is our concern. If you have any ethics concerns or complaints about a research study, please contact the HSREB Ethics Office.

What We Will Do

  • We will listen to you and address your concerns,
  • We will respect your confidentiality,
  • We will keep you informed about the progress of the review and its conclusion.

HSREB has the authority to stop a research study until action has been taken to remedy the identified problem

Please note: The Ethics Office is working remotely until further notice.

Name and Title Email Phone Number

Kelly Blair-Matuk
Associate Director

 kelly.blair-matuk@queensu.ca  

Jennifer Payne
Manager, Research Ethics Compliance

 jpayne@queensu.ca

613-533-6000
ext. 78223

Megan Allore
Ethics Compliance Advisor
 megan.allore@queensu.ca

 

Christine Beswick
Ethics Coordinator

 christine.beswick@queensu.ca  
Zoe Moon
Ethics Coordinator
 zmoon@queensu.ca  

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Clinical Trials Ontario

Clinical Trials Ontario improves clinical trials for a better Ontario.

Researchers conducting multi-centre clinical trials involving two or more sites
in Ontario must use Clinical Trials Ontario streamlined ethics review.

ctontario.ca