Ensures that the University follows the regulations for the protection of human research subjects as set forth by the Department of Health and Human Services. All research projects involving human subjects, both sponsored and non-sponsored projects, must be reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board for Use of Human Research Subjects before the research project is initiated as well as periodically during the conduct of the research project. If applicable, the findings of this committee must be addressed in the body of the proposal and often may be required on the cover page.
Walter Buboltz (Chair), Sumeet Dua (Ex Officio), Lauren Colvin, Marcia Dickerson, Beverly Hill-Hercules, Chris Stevens (Pastor; Community Member), Kirk St. Amant, Richard Shrubb, Pedro Derosa, Xuan Liu, Jeffrey Walczyk (Associate Member), and Melissa Madden (Associate Member).
Point of Contact: Tamira London (email@example.com)
Revised form: Human Use Approval Packet
Important Note: Current CITI Certification required for IRB approval.
To access the modules, go to the CITI Program website and if you are not already a registered user, first register under your name. Then you will be able to access the training modules by first clicking on the “Louisiana Tech University Courses” menu item. Select the appropriate module.