IRB Meetings and Membership

Deadline for Agenda       IRB Meeting Date     
September 1, 2017 September 19, 2017
October 1, 2017 October 17, 2017
November 1, 2017 November 21, 2017
December 1, 2017 December 19, 2017
January 5, 2018 TBD

NOTE: The IRB convenes in the summer only on an as-needed basis.

Please send your study in as early as possible for the Deadline.  IRB Office will review the study for completeness and consistency, and work with the PI to address any minor concerns that can be resolved prior to the IRB meeting.

The IRB will conduct the formal review of the study.

The IRB Office review is to reduce the amount of minor changes that are required for the IRB to approve a study. We welcome your feedback on this process!

Please note:

  • Requests for review may be submitted to the IRB (irb@appstate.edu) at any time.
  • The majority of reviews do not require review by the full board. Reviews that do not require a full board review will generally be processed within two to three weeks.
  • Questions? Contact Robin Tyndall (tyndallrs@appstate.edu or 262-2692)

IRB Members

  • Dr. Andrew Shanely, IRB Chair, Assistant Professor, Health and Exercise Science, Appalachian State University (2017 - 2019)
  • Dr. Lisa Emery, Associate Professor, Psychology, Appalachian State University (2015 - 2019)
  • Dr. Beth Fiske, Assistant Professor, Nursing, Appalachian State University (2016 - 2018)
  • Dr. John Paul (JP) Jameson, Associate Professor, Psychology, Appalachian State University (2017-2020)
  • Dr. Lisa Kaufmann, MD, Internal Medicine (2016 - 2018)
  • Dr. Larry Kortering, Professor, Reading Education and Special Education (2015 - 2017)
  • Dr. Steven McAnulty, Professor, Health and Exercise Science, Appalachian State University (2015 - 2017)
  • Dr. Laura McArthur, Associate Professor, Nutrition and Health Care Management, Appalachian State University (2016 - 2018)
  • Dr. Kim McCullough, Program Director, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Appalachian State University (2015 - 2018)
  • Ms. Allison Meade, Attorney (2016 - 2018)
  • Dr. Alan Needle, Assistant Professor, Health and Exercise Science, Appalachian State University (2015 - 2018)
  • Dr. Rebecca Kappus, Assistant Professor, Health and Exercise Science, Appalachian State University (2017 - 2020)
  • Ms. Sherrie Spear, PA-C, Associate Director, Wake Forest Physician Assistant Program (2016- 2018)
  • Dr. Jill Thomley, Professor, Mathematical Sciences, Appalachian State University (2013 - 2016)
  • Ms. Robin Tyndall, IRB Administrator, Appalachian State University (2013 - 2017)

Alternates

  • Mr. Joseph Bathanti, Professor, Department of English, Consulting Member, Appalachian State University (2015 - 2018)
  • Dr. Beth Davison, Professor, Sociology, Alternate for Scientist Member, Appalachian State University (2015 - 2017)
  • Ms. Monica Molina, Assistant Director, Office of Research Protections, Alternate for IRB Administrator, Appalachian State University (2015 - 2018)
  • Mr. Jim Webb, Chief Information Security Officer, Consulting Member, Appalachian State University (2015 - 2018)

Contact

Director of Research Protections
Robin Tyndall
828-262-2692
tyndallrs@appstate.edu

Assistant Director of Research Protections
Monica Molina
828-262-4060
molinamm@appstate.edu

Assistant Director of IACUC and IBC Programs
Shante' Mathes
828-262-2901
mathessc@appstate.edu

Compliance Coordinator
Dennis Gabriels
828-262-2721
gabrielsdl@appstate.edu

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