The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is a committee made up of physicians, scientists and community members who ensure that research involving human research subjects is well planned and ethical. All research that involves human subjects or their identifiable data must be reviewed by the IRB.
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(Expedited, Exempt and QA/QI)
New Policy and Procedure Manual
Grants and Funding
Deadlines / Meeting Dates:RIH and TMH IRB 2015
RPO IRB Committee Directory
For information about the Research Protection Office (RPO) Committees for the Protection of Human Subjects, please call 401-444-3527.
RIH IRB 1 and RIH IRB 2 Federal Wide Assurance FWA00001230 Chairperson: James MD, PhD RIH IRB 1: Associate Chairpersons, Kathy Handshaw, RN; Karen Barile-Lyons MSW; Ronald Seifer, PhD, Christine Trask, PhD RIH IRB 2: Associate Chairpersons, Jennifer Friedman, MD, PhD; Ann Marie O'Mara, RN, BSN, CCRC Coordinator, RIH IRB 1: Dawn Roux Coordinator, RIH IRB 2: Cyndi Chrostek
Federal Wide Assurance FWA00003538 Chairperson: Karen Tashima, MD Associate Chairperson: Thomas Folcarelli, BSN; Arnold Herman, MD; Maria Mileno, MD Coordinator, TMH IRB: Adrienne McParlin
Director: Janice Muratori, MSN, RNP, CIPManager: S. Candace Frater, MD, MHA