The Bon Secours Richmond Health System Institutional Review Board ensures compliance for human research protections in the quest for scientific discovery. By adhering to federal guidelines, this committee ensures that the ethical principles of respect for persons/autonomy, beneficence, and justice guiding human subjects research are upheld and the ministry of Bon Secours is fulfilled in a manner consistent with the highest ethical standards. The intellectual tradition of research by staff physicians and others is encouraged to support the mission of bringing compassion to health care and being of good help to those in need.
Mark F. Leep, MA, JD, MBA, CIP
Director, Institutional Review Board
Research Compliance & Education Manager
8580 Magellan Parkway
Richmond, VA 23227