The IRB falls under the purview of the Office of Research. Our policies and procedures have been cleared by the Office of Counsel. Our Federalwide Assurance number is FWA00019998.

IRB Committee

Dr. Ann Bianchi, IRB Chair College of Nursing
Melton Shen College of Business Administration
Eric Seemann College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Joseph Ng College of Science
Whitney Meade College of Education
Sampson Gholston College of Engineering
Yeow Chye Ng College of Nursing
Gloria Greene, Ex-Officio Office of Sponsored Programs
Patricia Miller (as needed) OB/GYN Practice
Paula Wolfteich National Children’s Advocacy Center
Jordan  Flynn Office of Counsel


Please direct any inquiries concerning the IRB to Dr. Ann Bianchi, IRB Chair, at or 256.824.2465.