The Francis Marion University Institutional Review Board (IRB) supervises the use of human subjects in all research conducted under the auspices of the University. All proposed research must be reviewed by the Board before any data is gathered. The IRB insures that the rights and welfare of human participants in research are protected.
Richard N. Chapman, Director
Francis Marion University IRB Membership 2011-2012
Teresa Herzog, Chair
Dr. Sasha Federer, Ph.D.
For more information regarding the policies and procedures of ethical research, please go to the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) of the Department of Health and Human Services guidelines.