The Advisory Committee is composed of faculty who serve as "Communication Liaisons" between faculty, staff and students in their respective colleges who conduct human subjects research and the Institutional Review Boards/Human Subjects Office (IRB/HSO) that review, approve and monitor such research. 

IRB Advisory Board's responsibilities

research participant



Advisory Members

  • Andy Bertolatus, IRB-01 and IRB-03 Chair, and Executive Director, Human Subjects Office
  • Janet Williams, IRB-02 Chair
  • Michele Countryman, Assistant Director, Human Subjects Office
  • Jim Walker, Institutional Official and Associate Vice President, Office of the VP for Research & Economic Development
  • Grainne Martin, Deputy General Counsel, Vice President for Legal Affairs


Meeting Dates