IRB members

The IRB meets monthly during the academic year. Members of the IRB are appointed by the university president or the president's designee for a three-year term. The IRB is composed of the following members: one non-scientist whose primary concerns are non-scientific; one member not affiliated with the University; one member from the administration of the University; two faculty members from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences; two faculty members from the School of Education; two faculty members from the School of Science and Mathematics; and one non-school faculty member.

The members for the 2016-2017 academic year are:




Karena Rush, Chair


Rene Munoz Sponsored Programs and Research Administration 717/871-4457
Nanette Dietrich Educational Foundations 717/871-7325
Heather Girvin Social Work 717/871-7181
Katherine Green Community Member
Aaron Haines Biology 717/871-7451
John Kaiser Ortiz Philosophy


Kelly Kuhns Nursing 717/871-5276
Jeremiah Mbindyo Chemistry 717/871-7416
Ryan Orr Sociology/Anthropology 717/871-5674
Stephanie Pennucci Library