Institutional Review Board Committee

About the Committee

Serving at the pleasure of the Director of Institutional Research, the purpose of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Committee is to provide assistance and oversight for all Sul Ross State University research activities involving human participants that fall within its jurisdiction as specified by both federal regulations and institutional policies to ensure best standards and practices. The IRB Committee meets monthly to review research protocols submitted by students, staff, and faculty from all four campuses through the IRBNet organizational website.

Primary Responsibility Area: University-wide

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Membership as of Fall 2020
Dr. Jeanne Qvarnstrom  Institutional Effectiveness  ex-officio
Dr. Greg Marsh, Chair Institutional Research  
Dr. Oguzhan Basibuyuk College of Education and Professional Studies
Dr. Thomas Shiller College of Agriculture, Life and Physical Sciences
Dr. Thomas Matula  Rio Grande College- Business Administration
Dr. Maria Gear Rio Grande College–Education
Larry Francell Community Member with Relevant Expertise
Dr. Lisa Sousa  College of Education and Professional Studies