Institutional Review Board

Who serves on the IRB?

The IRB is composed of full-time employees (with the exception of the Community Representative) with varying backgrounds and expertise to comprehend the nature of the research, as well as other competencies necessary to interpret regulations, relevant law, ethical standards, and standards of professional practice.

The following individuals were selected to serve:

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Members (List updated 12-05-2017)

Member Primary Specialty Degree Role
Laura Blasi Education, Social Sciences Ph.D. Chairperson
Mary Beck Geology Ph.D. Academic Program Representative
Linda Herlocker Data Management Ed.D. Asst. Vice President, Admissions & Records
Jeff Hogan Allied Health - Technology M.S. Professional Staff Representative
Marcy Porter Psychology M.S. Community Representative
Anitza San Miguel Biotechnology Ed.D. Dean of Science
Melonie Sexton Cognitive Neuroscience Ph.D. Academic Program Representative
Linda Speranza Nursing Ed.D. Career & Technical Education Representative