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Institutional Review Board


The Human Research Committee/Institutional Review Board is dedicated to helping researchers and research participants.

Our goals are:

  1. To maintain oversight of research (e.g., federal guidelines like 45 CFR 46)

  2.  To help researchers live the mission of Malone

Human Research

For more information about human research, ethics in research, or for proposal forms and instructions, please contact Lauren S. Seifert, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Chair, Human Research Committee/IRB at 330-471-8558 or via email at yfrvsreg+znybar+rqh.

Also, you may email Dr. Seifert to request the current IRB forms. Please use the subject line, "IRB forms requested," and Dr. Seifert will send you a Word document with the forms. 

IRB handbook and training

IRB forms 

Sample consent forms

HRC IRB forms helper