For Researchers

Conducting Research at Woman’s Hospital

For External Collaborators

Interested in collaborating? The Woman’s Hospital Research Center has a strong commitment to inclusive research.

Complete this form with your contact information and research. Dr. Elizabeth Sutton, Director of Scientific Research,, will respond to all submissions.

For Employees

All human subjects research conducted at Woman's should be submitted to the Research and Development (R&D) Committee and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for review. 

For information about submitting a research study for IRB review, download How to submit a research study to the IRB »

Contact Woman’s Human Research Protection Program

Research investigators can access our P&P, forms and templates and get answers to questions by emailing or calling 225-231-5275.


Downloadable PDF files:

HRPP Plan & Scope


Protocol Submission

Education & Training

Review of Research

Informed Consent & Recruiting

Special Populations

IND/IDE Studies

Research Compliance

Privacy & Confidentiality




Investigator Handbook

Meetings and Deadlines

Woman’s Hospital Foundation Research and Development Committee and Institutional Review Board

Meetings and Deadlines