Institutional Review Board

Purpose of the Institutional Review Board:

  • Promote and support professional ethical standards across a range of disciplines through review of planned research.
  • Facilitate opportunities for investigators to pursue research funding and to meet externally-required review processes.
  • Promote the dignity and protection of research participants and animal subjects.

We are happy to consult with researchers in designing ethical research; please feel free to contact any IRB committee member or write to