IRB Staff Changes

November 7th, 2015

We are excited to announce that our longtime colleague and friend, Sarah Mumford, has accepted the IRB Coordinator position for Panel 2.  Sarah has been working part-time on a remote basis for a couple of years, but has decided to come back to Utah and will be rejoining our office full-time.  Please see for more information about the IRB staff.


  • Forms for Conducting Research at the VA

    Researchers conducting procedures at the Salt Lake City VA need to be aware of the additional administrative forms that may be required in addition to the IRB application.

  • Use of External Research Nurses

    The IRB has received several requests to allow the use of external research nurses who have contracted with a study sponsor to conduct research procedures with participants in their homes.

  • IRB Staff Changes

    We are pleased to welcome a new Coordinator to the IRB.

  • IRB Staff Changes

    Yan "Kiki" Wai, IRB Coordinator for Panel 2, has left the IRB. We are pleased to announce that Chantyl Staheli has been selected as the new IRB Coordinator for Panel 2.

  • Additional Exemption Categories

    The IRB is introducing Exemption Categories 8-11 as additional non-federal categories.