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Institutional Review Board (IRB)

All research projects conducted under the auspices of the university (e.g., by faculty, students, or staff) involving human subjects must be reviewed and approved by the university's Institutional Review Board. Faculty, students and staff planning human research must submit requests for IRB approval prior to any data collection.

IRB Administrator

Nicole Morse
UNC Research Compliance Manager
970-351-1910
nicole.morse@unco.edu

Institutional Official (IO) for the Protection of Human Research Subjects

Linda Black, Ed.D. 
Associate Provost and Dean
Graduate School and International Admissions
Research and Sponsored Projects
970-351-1907
linda.black@unco.edu

IRB Voting Members

Name/Term

Representing

Phone Number

Maria Lahman                (co-chair) 2017-2020

CEBS Applied Statistics and Research Methods

(970) 351-1603

Megan Babkes Stellino      (co-chair), 2015-2018

NHS Sport and Exercise Science

 (970) 351-1809

Lory Clukey*, 2017-2020

NHS Nursing

(970) 351-2648

Susan Collins, 2014-2017

NHS Human Sciences

(970) 351-2464

EBS Special Education

(970) 351-2691

Heather Helm, 2014-2017

EBS Counselor Education

(970) 351-1630

Wendy Highby, 2017-2020

University Libraries

(970) 351-1530

Randy Larkins, 2018-2021

CEBS, ASRM

970-351-2461

Mark Montemayor, 2017-2020

PVA Music

(970) 351-2358 

Michael Phillips, 2014-2017

CEBS Psychological Sciences

(970) 351-1296

Kyle Ward, 2018-2021

HSS, Criminal Justice

970-351-1072

Spencer Weiler, 2014-2017

ELPS 

(970) 351-2861

* Medical Consultant

IRB Ex-Officio Members (non-voting)

Nicole Morse, IRB Administrator

Office of Research

(970) 351-1910

Information Management & Technology

(970) 351-1379

Community Member

Mary Ellen Good

Director of Federal Programs, CBOCES

Prisoner Representative

Mary West-Smith, 2017-2020

Criminal Justice

 (970) 351-2900