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Whenever a researcher affiliated with Morehead State  University (MSU) engages in a project that involves human subjects, MSU must guarantee that the researcher will comply with federal policies safeguarding human subjects of research.  This is true whether the research is supported by federal funds or not, or whether the research is conducted at MSU or not.

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research is located in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, 901 Ginger Hall, 3-2010.

Current members of the IRB: 

  • Robert Charles Campbell, 3-2768, Department of Art and Design 
  • Laurie Couch, IRB Mentor, 3-2950,  Department of Psychology
  • Samuel Faulkner, Chair and IRB Mentor, 3-9382,  Department of Sociology, Social Work & Criminology
  • Cynthia Gibbs, 3-2640, Department of Imaging Sciences

  • Sister Margaret Mouch, Community Representative

  • Manuel Probst, 3-2462, Department of Health, Wellness and Human Performance

  • John Viton, 3-2495, Department of Music, Theatre & Dance

Shannon Harr is the Director, Research Integrity and Compliance, 3-2307.

The IRB Web page is maintained by Janet Skidmore, IRB Administrative Assistant, 3-9370.