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Institutional Review Board (IRB) on Human Subjects

Denise Gobert, Professor, Physical Therapy, Chair (T)
Monica Gonzales, Compliance Specialist, Research and Sponsored Programs - IRB Administrator, Co-Chair (T)

Laura Hearnsberger, Community Representative (R) 
Megan Krou, Research Analyst, Institutional Research (R)
Russell Lang, Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (R)
Hunter Martaindale, Grant Coordinator, ALERRT Center (R) 
Joni Mettler, Associate Professor, Health and Human Performance (R)
Erica Nason, Assistant Professor, Social Work (R) 
Jiwoo An Pierson, Program Faculty, Honors College (R)
Steve Rayburn, Associate Professor, Marketing (R) 
Aimee Roundtree, Professor, Liberal Arts (R) 
To Be Named, St. David's School of Nursing (R) 

Ex Officio:
Michael Blanda, Assistant Vice President, Research and Federal Relations (T)
Sean Rubino, Director, Research Integrity and Compliance (T)

Alternate Members:
Reiko Graham, Professor, Psychology (R)
Stacy Hunter, Assistant Professor, Health and Human Performance (R) 
Shayne Jones, Professor, Criminal Justice and Criminology (R) 
Joseph Kotarba, Professor, Sociology (R)
Kristen Nacole LeBlanc Farris, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies (R)
Crystal Oberle, Professor, Psychology (R) 
Amber Owens, San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District, Community Representative (R)
Eric Paulson, Professor, Graduate College (R) 
Amy Louise Schwarz, Associate Professor, Communication Disorders (R) 
Shailen Singh, Assistant Professor, Organization, Workforce, and Leadership (R)
To Be Named, Science and Engineering (R)
To Be Named, University College (R) 

Function:
The IRB ensures adherence to all federal, state, local, and institutional regulations concerning the protection of human subjects in research.  All human research conducted by Texas State faculty, staff, and students must receive IRB review and approval prior to commencement.