The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is governed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has a Federalwide Assurance (#00001781), which indicates that Edinboro University is committed to comply with the requirements of 45 CFR part 46.
The current members on the IRB are:
Dr. Amy McClune, Nursing (127 Human Services Building) - IRB Chair
Dr. Erik A. Bentsen, Counseling, School Psychology, & Special Education
Rev. James Bernhardt, Pastor – Wayside Presbyterian Church, Erie – Community member
Dr. Ron Craig, Psychology
Ms. Rosmari Graham, Director of Grants/Sponsored Programs
Dr. Joyce Jagielo, Psychology – Faculty Senate Research Chair
Dr. Elizabeth Joyce, English (on sabbatical Fall 2018/Spring 2019)
Dr. Heather Kenny, Early Childhood & Reading
Dr. Ruth Stauffer, Health and Physical Education
The EU IRB meets monthly from September to May. Completed applications must be submitted no later than 10 days in advance to be reviewed at that month's IRB meeting. Applications are accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The EU IRB meets twice in the summer, in June and August, for review of protocols requiring full review. Expedited and exempt reviews will be considered by the IRB over the summer but may require a longer review time.