Committees

Institutional Review Board

Committee Charge

The Institutional Review Board was established by the Board of Regents and is charged with assuring that all research activities conducted under the auspices of Washburn University involving human subjects conform to University policies. The Board reviews all proposals involving human subject research and conducts continuing review appropriate to the degree of risk involved in the research.

Committee Members 

  • Jerry Farley, President - Washburn University
  • Nancy Tate, Associate VP - Academic Affairs
  • Cindy Nebel, Faculty - College of Arts and Sciences (CHAIR)
  • Kelly Mourning-Byers, (CHAIR'S ASST)
  • Rebecca Meador - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Sangyoub Park - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Rodrigo Mercader - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Kara Kendall-Morwick - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Judith McConnell-Farmer - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Dan Petersen, Faculty - School of Applied Studies
  • Kim Harrison, Faculty - School of Applied Studies
  • Kayla Waters, Faculty - School of Applied Studies 
  • Tom Hickman - School of Business
  • Marian Jamison, Faculty - School of Nursing
  • Brenda Patzel, Faculty - School of Nursing
  • Shirley Waugh, Faculty - School of Nursing
  • John Francis, Faculty - School of Law
  • Erasmo Nunez - Student Reviewer
  • Sarah Arriaga - Student Reviewer
  • April Terry, External Reviewer