We conduct ethics reviews for research that includes human participants. We strive
to protect the rights and welfare of human research participants by ensuring compliance
with state and federal laws, as well as the high ethical standards set forth in University
Dr. Ann Johnson, IRB Director, will be teaching a Lifelong Learning course during the summer centered around creating garments that express your values. She hopes to infuse her knowledge of research ethics into the discussion and raise awareness about the IRB while also sharing her knowledge of sewing.
We are excited to announce that beginning July 1st, Dr. Mark Eliason, Dr. Dick Lemons, and Dr. Ruth Gerritsen-McKane will begin their service as Chairs of the IRB. Together with our Vice Chairs and IRB management staff, the IRB Executive Committee will be exploring several exciting initiatives as we move into FY 2022.
Please join us in welcoming Karla Padilla Amador to the IRB staff team! Karla will be joining our Administrative Support Team and will be helping with our front desk phones, and managing CITI trainings and fee invoices.