Institutional Review Board

All research involving human subjects conducted at or through Dickinson State University, whether or not external funding is received, must have Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval prior to project initiation. DSU students conducting research must be mentored by a faculty member. Federal regulations for human subject research established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and described in the Code of Federal Regulations 45 CFR 46.

2017-2018 IRB members

Dr. Suzanne Russ, Associate Professor of Psychology (Chair), Dr. Karen Hale, Associate Professor of Sociology; Dr. Debora Dragseth, Professor of Business; Ms. Lucy Meyer, Associate Professor of Nursing; Dr. Chris Hertler, Practicing Clinical Psychologist (community representative)

Instructions

To complete an IRB application, please complete the appropriate forms below and email them to suzanne.russ@dickinsonstate.edu. Each member of the research team must submit a National Institutes of Health training certificate. The IRB meets Mondays during the 2017-2018 academic year to review requests that are received by noon the previous Monday. Requests for review in summer or on designated breaks will be handled individually.

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