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Please note that the Institutional Review Board does not review research involving animal subjects. Please contact IACUC (the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee) for information regarding animal research.

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Institutional Review Board
Research Administration Building
75 South 2000 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

Tel: 801-581-3655
Fax: 801-587-9138
Email: IRB@hsc.utah.edu  

IRB Staff

Front Desk Team

Name Title Email Phone
Militza Mosher IRB Clerk Militza.Martinez@hsc.utah.edu 801-581-3655
Josi Bitencourt Administrative Assistant Josi.Bitencourt@utah.edu 801-587-9135

Contact the Front Desk Team for:

  • General Questions about the IRB
  • Help with the ERICA System
  • Human Subjects Training Help (e.g. CITI)
  • IRB Fees

IRB Directors and IRB Operations Managers

Name Title Email Phone
John Stillman IRB Director John.Stillman@hsc.utah.edu 801-587-9136
Ann Johnson IRB Associate Director Ann.Johnson@hsc.utah.edu 801-587-9134
Annie Risenmay

IRB Operations Manager
(Administrators)

Annie.Risenmay@hsc.utah.edu 801-587-9137
Sarah Mumford IRB Operations Manager
(Coordinators)
Sarah.Mumford@hsc.utah.edu 801-581-3655

Directors and Operations Managers can answer questions about:

  • Any Type of Application Reviewed by the IRB
  • CIRB Studies
  • Agreements
  • Applicability of Fees, and Fee Appeals
  • Report Forms, Participant Complaints, Unanticipated Problems, Protocol Deviations, Non-Compliance
  • Whether Your Project Needs IRB Approval
  • Guidelines, Regulations, and Policies
  • General Questions about the IRB
  • Help with the ERICA System

IRB Administrators

Name Title Email Phone
 Milana Perepyolkina  IRB Administrator  Milana.Perepyolkina@hsc.utah.edu  801-581-8236
 Lisa Rigtrup  IRB Administrator  Lisa.Rigtrup@hsc.utah.edu  801-585-2360
Ammon Pate IRB Administrator Ammon.Pate@hsc.utah.edu 801-581-7543
Gary Henderson

IRB Administrator

Gary.Henderson@hsc.utah.edu  801-585-6307
Hannah Owen

IRB Administrator

Hannah.Owen@hsc.utah.edu  TBA
Anna Shirley

IRB Administrator
(Part-Time)

Anna.Shirley@hsc.utah.edu  N/A

These Administrators can answer questions about:

  • New Study Applications
  • Amendment Applications
  • Whether Your Project Needs IRB Approval
  • IRB Guidelines, Regulations, and Policies
  • General Questions about the IRB
  • Help with the ERICA System

Lacy Clegg IRB Administrator Lacy.Clegg@hsc.utah.edu  801-581-8220
Melinda Boulter IRB Administrator
(Part-Time)
Melinda.Boulter@hsc.utah.edu  801-585-6452
These Administrators can answer questions about::
  • Report Forms, Participant Complaints, Unanticipated Problems, Protocol Deviations, Non-Compliance
  • IRB Guidelines, Regulations, and Policies
  • General Questions about the IRB
  • Help with the ERICA System

IRB Coordinators

Name Title Email Phone
April Edwards Panel 1 Coordinator  April.Edwards@hsc.utah.edu  801-585-0940
Masha Boguslavsky Panel 2 Coordinator Masha.Boguslavsky@hsc.utah.edu 801-585-5363
Heather Jewett Panel 3 Coordinator Heather.Jewett@hsc.utah.edu 801-581-3210
Annie Huff Panel 4 Coordinator Annie.Huff@hsc.utah.edu  801-581-7893
Margaret McFarland Panel 6 Coordinator Margaret.McFarland@hsc.utah.edu 801-585-1116

Coordinators can answer questions about:

  • Continuing Review Applications
  • Amendment Applications
  • Board Meeting Outcomes
  • General Questions about the IRB
  • Help with the ERICA System

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Full List of IRB Staff: http://irb.utah.edu/about/contact/contact-full-list.php

FAQWhich staff member should I contact?

Listserv

Are you a member of our listserv? The IRB sends out all announcements and updates on the IRB listserv. If you would like to be added to this email list:

  • Send an email to sympa@lists.utah.edu.
  • In the "Subject" line, type "Subscribe irbalert <<yourname> >".
  • <<yourname> > should be your first and last name (no space).

Office of Research Integrity

Past or prospective participants or their designated representatives, study teams, and others who wish to ask questions, express concerns, or provide general feedback regarding the Human Research Protection Program to someone independent of the IRB may contact the Research Integrity and Compliance Office by calling 801-581-7170.

Last Updated: 4/21/17