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.
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.
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
Phone: (404) 413-3503
Christina Dobrovolny, MS, CIP
Assistant Director, Human Subjects Protection Program
Phone: (404) 413-3638