Lander University’s IRB ensures the 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.

The IRB reviews applications for proposed human subjects research and to determine adherence to the guidelines for ethical research. The board 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 board membership is as follows:

Department Member
Academic Affairs Marie Nix, Chair
Academic Affairs Susan Going, Administrative Chair
Business Matt Peters
Nursing Paula Haynes
PEES Martin Carmichael
Psychology Shana Southard-Dobbs
Sociology Linda Carson
Outside Member Fran Annese