Institutional Review Board for Human Subject Research (IRBHSR)

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PURPOSE AND DUTIES

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Human Subjects Research is charged with reviewing and approving all research that involves human subjects.  The IRB works to ensure that all human subject research is conducted in accordance with federal, institutional and ethical guidelines.

Submission Procedures Have Changed

The IRB is adopting an electronic submission of protocols process, which will speed up the process. To submit a protocol, please do the following:

  • Download and fill out the IRB Standard Form.
  • Sign the form, using an electronic signature.
  • Save the form on your computer/account then send it to the next person who needs to sign.
  • When the required signatures have been obtained, e-mail the protocol form and all the attachments (consent form, survey, etc) to barnetb@uwplatt.edu.
  • You will receive an acknowledgement within the next business day.

If you are unable to obtain electronic signatures, the form may be printed, signed, scanned and then sent to barnetb@uwplatt.edu.

If you have any questions, please contact Barb Barnet, IRB Chair, barnetb@uwplatt.edu, x1942.

COMPOSITION AND CURRENT MEMBERSHIP

Faculty

Nine faculty with three-year staggered terms, and attention to racial and cultural diversity and gender equity in membership, including one faculty member from each college and one member of the Academic & Institutional Research Committee, with the recommendation that there be a member from Psychology and the School of Education

Member College Term Expires
Joan Riedle LAE Psychology 2019
Matthew Rogatzki LAE HHP 2018
Leigh Monhardt LAE Education 2018
Barbara Barnet (Chair) EMS Mathematics 2018
Yuanyuan Hu LAE Humanities 2017
Hynek Boril EMS Electrical Engineering 2019
Hao Chen BILSA Media Studies 2019
Muthusubramanian Venkateshwaran BILSA Agriculture 2017
Claudine Pied LAE Education 2017

Academic Staff

One Academic staff, with a three-year term, with the recommendation that he/she be from an area with an interest in human research (instructional academic staff, Health Services, Counseling Services, and/or Student Support Services).

  • Vickie Dreessens

Community Representative

One appointed by the committee

  • Michael Short

Ex-Officio

Non-voting

  • Sponsored Programs Director: Will Hoyer

IRB Meeting Times

Meeting Times

This committee meets the
3rd Wednesday of each month
at 3:00 during the school year. 

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