Research Ethics Board (REB)

The purpose of a Research Ethics Board (REB) is to ensure that research studies are ethical and that the rights, welfare and dignity of study participants are protected.  As of September 2015, the REB has approved over 760 studies. The REB reports to the Board of Trustees of Lakeridge Health. 

Membership of the REB includes people with knowledge of:

  • Ethics, privacy and legal matters;
  • Expertise in the relevant fields and methodologies, including doctors, nurses pharmacists, paramedics and managers;
  • Statistics; and
  • Community.

The REB meets 10 times per year. View submission and meeting dates.


If you would like more information about the Lakeridge Health REB, or if you have questions, please contact:

Lori-Ann Larmand
Research Liaison/REB Coordinator

Lakeridge Health
1 Hospital Court
Oshawa, ON
L1G 2B9

Tel: 905-576-8711 ext. 32745
Email: Lori-Ann Larmand,