Office of the University Provost

Human Subjects Institutional Review Board

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Chair(s)
Robert Atkinson, Computing Informatics & Decision Systems Engineering/Educational Leadership & Innovation
Carol Johnston, Nutrition & Health Promotion

The committee assures the senior vice president for the Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development (OKED) adequate protection of human subjects’ rights and welfare in accordance with federal guidelines by reviewing all research projects involving human subjects prior to the initiation of data collection and by monitoring as required. The committee is appointed by and responsible to the director of the Office of Research  Integrity and Assurance, who serves as the institutional official.

Social Behavioral IRB

  • Leona Aiken, Psychology
  • Michael Belyea, Nursing & Health Innovation
  • Patricia Dustman, Southwest Interdisciplinary Research
  • Heather Griller-Clark, Teacher Education & Leadership (prisoner advocate)
  • Nora Gustavsson, Social Work
  • Vera Lopez, Social Transformation
  • Armando Pina, Psychology
  • Andrea Pittman, Speech & Hearing Science
  • Carlos Valiente, Social & Family Dynamics

Alternates:

  • Eddie Brown, American Indian Studies
  • Tiffany Dunning, Research Integrity & Assurance
  • Charles Katz, Center for Violence Prevention
  • Susan Metosky, Research Integrity & Assurance
  • Debra Murphy, OKED Operations
  • Sharlene Wolchik, Psychology

Off-campus member:

  • Nancy Groppenbacher, EMPACT (community member)

Ex officio members:

  • Ben Larson, Office of General Counsel
  • Debra Murphy, OKED Operations (institutional official)

Bioscience IRB

  • Ginger Hook, Nutrition & Health Promotion
  • Bruce Hooper, Risk & Emergency Management
  • Douglas Lake, Life Sciences
  • Allan Markus, ASU Health Services
  • Elizabeth Reifsnider, Nursing & Health Innovation
  • Shannon Ringenbach, Kinesiology
  • Christopher Stojanowski, Human Evolution & Social Change

Alternates:

  • Tiffany Dunning, Research Integrity & Assurance
  • Susan Metosky, Research & Integrity Assurance
  • Debra Murphy, OKED Operations
  • Pamela Swan, Exercise & Wellness

Off-campus members: 

  • James Kennedy, M.D. (community member)

Ex officio:

  • Ben Larson, Office of General Counsel
  • Debra Murphy, OKED Operations (institutional official)