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Welcome to the Allina Health Human Research Protection Program


The Human Research Protection Program, through its Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), is charged with reviewing and monitoring human subjects research conducted by Allina Health employees or agent or conducted in Allina Health facilities. The IRBs also serve as Allina's HIPAA Privacy Boards, and in that capacity they are charged with reviewing the use of HIPAA-regulated Protected Health Information (PHI) for research purposes.

Allina Health has two Institutional Review Boards: Allina 1 and Allina 2. In addition, the Allina Health Human Reserch Protection Program has engaged Quorum Review IRB to review commercially funded studies conducted by Allina Health employees or in Allina Health facilities. (Please refer to the IRB Forms page for more information.)

Allina Health Institutional Review Board Administrative Office
Mailing Address:
Mail Route 10105
PO Box 43
Minneapolis, MN 55440-0043

Phone: 612-262-4920
Fax: 612-262-4953

Office Location:
The Commons at Midtown Exchange
Mail Route 10105
2925 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407-1321


Allina Health IRBs

Guidance and Resources

Privacy and Research

In their role as HIPAA Privacy Boards, The Allina IRBs ensure that investigators obtain proper authorization from research subjects to use or disclose their Protected Heatlh Information (PHI). Download forms and read policies.