IRB and IBC Services
Biomedical Research Alliance of New York
United States of America
Raffaella Hart is the Vice President of IRB and IBC Services. She is a Certified IRB Professional (CIP) and has been involved in research administration for more than 15 years. She and her team facilitate BRANY IRB’s oversight of research involving human subjects and assure effective IRB operations. She and her team also facilitate BRANY’s Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Services and Conflict of Interest review services. Ms. Hart had a primary role in the efforts leading to BRANY IRB’s full accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP), and is responsible for maintaining the standards required by the accrediting agency. She is also a site visitor for AAHRPP. Prior to joining BRANY, Ms. Hart was an administrative director for medical practices and several hospitals throughout the tri-state region at Financial Medical Management. Ms. Hart received a Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from SUNY Binghamton, and Masters of Science in Healthcare Science with a focus in Clinical Research Administration from the George Washington University. Ms. Hart has published in relation to IRB ethics and regulatory issues in the IRB Advisor, The CenterWatch Monthly, The Monitor, and Seminars in Nuclear Medicine. She was also a contributing author for the book How to Work In and Within IRBs.
Biosafety Clinical research