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What is the Institutional Review Board?

As mandated by federal regulations, Lakeland University has established a procedure and committee to review in advance proposals for research that will involve human subjects. The purpose of the review is to assure that the rights of human participants will be protected.

The Institutional Review Board at Lakeland University consists of seven members: A social science faculty representative; natural science faculty representative; non-science discipline representative; non-Lakeland representative; two faculty-at-large representatives; and a Lakeland institutional representative appointed by the President.

Questions concerning research and review may be addressed to the Committee Chairperson, John Yang, Lakeland University, W3718 South Drive Plymouth, WI 53073-4878; Phone: 920-565-1000 ext. 2309; E-mail: .

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Levels of Review: Are all Projects Reviewed the Same?

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