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. The IRB committee for UAH consists of: Dr. Ann Bianchi, College of Nursing, IRB Chair Dr. Wafa Orman, Economics Dr. Eric Seemann, Psychology Dr. Gordon MacGregor, Biological Science Dr. Ann Bianchi, Nursing Dr. Whitney Meade, Education Dr. Sampson Gholston, Engineering John O. Cates, Chief Compliance Officer, Office of Counsel Ms. Gloria Greene, ex officio member and Associate Director of Sponsored Programs. Please direct any inquires concerning the IRB to Dr. Ann Bianchi, IRB Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256.824.2465.