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. Elisabeth Joyce, English (Centennial Hall, 237) – IRB Chair
Dr. Erik A. Bentsen, Counseling, School Psychology, & Special Education
Dr. Ron Craig, Psychology
Dr. Joyce Jagielo, Psychology – Faculty Senate Research Chair
Dr. Katherine Krival (2016-2017), Speech, Language and Hearing
Dr. Dean Maynard, Assistant Executive Director/Director, Special Education, Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit (IU5), Community Member
Dr. Amy McClune, Nursing
Dr. George Richards (on leave 2016-2017), Criminal Justice, Anthropology and Forensic Studies
Dr. Ruth Stauffer, Health and Physical Education
To contact any member of the IRB, please forward the request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The EU IRB meets the first Tuesday of the month from September to May at 8 a.m. in Reeder 324. Completed applications must be submitted no later than 10 days in advance in order to be reviewed at that month's IRB meeting
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.