Human Subjects Subcommittee

The purpose of the Human Subjects Subcommittee is to review applications for proposed human subjects research and to determine adherence to the guidelines for ethical research. The committee operates in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations for research with human subjects and in compliance with the policies set forth in Section IV of the Lander University Faculty Handbook.

Members serve three years terms and are eligible for reappointment at the end of their respective term. Current committee membership is as follows:

Department Member
Business Nancy Niles
Nursing Theresa Lawson
PEES Leland Nielsen
Psychology Marie Nix (Chair)
Sociology Daniel Harrison
Outside Member Fran Annese

Mission Statement for Lander Human Subjects’ Research Committee
The primary mission of Lander University’s Human Subjects Research Committee is to insure protection of individuals who will be the subjects of research. Lander University is committed to following the ethical standards and principles of justice, respect and beneficence, presented by the Belmont Report, as well as all applicable federal, state and local regulations, and university policies and procedures.