The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is responsible for reviewing research submissions that involve human subjects and assess that it adequately meets the criteria for approval set forth by the federal and state regulations and MACU policies and procedures. The IRB's msisions is to ensure that research is conducted ethically and participants are protected. The IRB reviews each submission on an individual basis, works with investigators to ensure adequate protections are in place and that participants are properly informed. The IRB is comprised of four affiliated members, one advisory member and two non-affiliated members that represent a wide range of disciplines.
Affiliated Committee Members: Saeed Sarani, Chair John McBee, Assistant Chair Kim Thomas, Alternate Lisa Cassens, Board Secretary
Advisory Committee Members: Sharon Lease, Member
Non-Affiliated Committee Members: Danny Cavett, Member, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center Belinda Biscoe, Member, University of Oklahoma