Emory and Grady Memorial Hospital

One of the largest public hospitals in the Southeast, Grady is an internationally recognized teaching hospital with a historic commitment to the health needs of the most vulnerable. Grady Memorial Hospital is a vital part of Emory University School of Medicine's commitment to metro Atlanta and Georgia (http://www.emory.edu/grady/).

Emory University School of Medicine and Morehouse School of Medicine provide all the physicians at Grady Memorial Hospital at Atlanta. For more information on collaborative research with Emory University’s IRB, visit Emory’s external IRB page.

Emory and Grady Collaborative Research

An Individual Investigator Agreement (IIA) is required for an assured institution to extend, for one or more research protocols, the applicability of its Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) to cover either collaborating independent investigators or collaborating institutional investigators engaged in the collaborative research between Mercer University, Emory University, and Grady Memorial Hospital. The assured institution must maintain the IIA on file and provide copies to the OHRP upon request.

Mercer University's FWA-00000133 Mercer FWA – Search by “Mercer U"


For more information regarding collaborative research between Mercer University and this externally affiliated institution, please contact

Ava Chambliss-Richardson, Ph.D., CIP, CIM

Associate Director of Human Research Protection Programs (HRPP)

Email: ORC_Research@Mercer.edu

Phone: (478) 301-4101

Fax: (478) 301-2329