General IRB Information and Contacts

Federal wide assurance

The Georgia State University Review Board holds a Federalwide Assurance (FWA) of Compliance (number 00000129) with the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). A assurance is maintained by the IRB Compliance Officer. Georgia State’s IRB is registered with the Office for Human Research Protections under number IRB00000716. The FWA expires 1/18/2017.

Institutional office

The president of Georgia State has delegated authority to Vice President for Research and Economic Development, James Weyhenmeyer, Ph.D., as the institutional official (IO) for Institutional Review Board purposes. The IO has the authority to legally commit Georgia State to meet federal regulatory requirements. The IO is responsible for appointing the chair of the Institutional Review Board and board members.

IRB staff

Shelia White, PhD, CIP
Director, Human Research Protection Program
Phone: (404) 413-3514

Susan Vogtner, BBA, CIM, CIP
Compliance Specialist, Sr.
Phone: (404) 413-3513

Deonne McNeill, MS
Compliance Specialist
Phone: (404) 413-3503

Yan Ki Wai, MPH
Compliance Specialist, Sr.
Phone:  (404) 413-3638