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Compass IRB is now Chesapeake IRB

Chesapeake IRB, industry’s leading IRB in operational excellence and customer focus, recently completed its acquisition of Compass IRB, Inc., a full-service independent review board (“IRB”) headquartered in Mesa, Arizona. “Compass IRB shares Chesapeake’s core values of commitment to human subject protection, quality customer service and regulatory compliance. Our combined organizations greatly enhance our capabilities to serve our clients.”

For new and current clients of Compass IRB, please log in to CIRBI, Chesapeake IRB’s cloud based study management platform, to submit a NEW study.

Please direct all questions, or requests for access to our secure client area to:

Chesapeake IRB

5416 E. Baseline Road, Suite 120, Mesa, AZ 85206
Phone: 480-832-7373
Fax: 480-832-7376

Anchor Portal will be decommissioned as of June 30, 2016.

You have until June 30th, 2016 to access The Anchor system and access any study documents that are dated prior to April 1, 2016. Anything reviewed or approved after that date are available in Chesapeake’s system, CIRBI.

 If you have yet to access your account in CIRBI or need to Register for an account, please go to and either log-in or sign up for an account. Should you have any questions regarding this notification, please feel free to call 480-832-7373.