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IRB Staff
Sandee Aina
Associate Director, Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)

The associate director oversees the operations of the HRPP office, including the IRB.

Contact Sandee about the following areas:
  • Human Research Compliance Education
  • Single IRB (sIRB)
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Non-compliance
  • Adverse Events, Risks to Human Subjects
  • Human Data Use/Transfer Agreements
  • Reports to IRB, institutional officials, and federal agencies
  • Scientific Review
Wayne Larsen
IRB Administrator

The IRB Administrator coordinates the review process of human research studies.

Contact Wayne about:
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Initial review and approval of research
  • Consent Forms
  • All Categories of review
  • Continuing review
  • Notifications from the IRB
  • Prepares and organizes monthly meetings
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Records retention
Stephanie Coyne
IRB AM Secretary

The IRB secretaries support both the Associate Director and the IRB Administrator. Please contact the secretaries about:

  • Point of contact for all phone and email inquiries
  • New student activation in iRIS
  • Conducts pre-review of all submissions to ensure correct and complete documentation
  • Study status checks
  • How to navigate iRIS
  • Basic questions about human subject research
  • Scheduling appointments for the associate director and IRB administrator
  • Records management
IRB PM Secretary