The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is a federally mandated committee for institutions involved in research with human participants; it serves as a screening unit to review, evaluate, and make recommendations relative to research proposals that utilize human subjects. Under broad supervision and guidance from a faculty administrator, the IRB specialist is responsible for a complex range of activities for the Office of Research Services including, but not limited to: conducting pre-reviews of submissions to the IRB, including new protocols, continuing reviews, modifications, and unanticipated problems; attending IRB meetings and providing support to the IRB Chair and IRB Members, including writing and editing minutes of meetings; conducting quality control functions and post-approval monitoring; delivering relevant education programs; optimizing and streamlining departmental processes; and supervising and training IRB Coordinators and student helpers;. The incumbent also ensures compliance with federal regulations involving both Public Health Service and the Food & Drug Administration.
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