The USU Institutional Review Board consists of members and alternates from the following categories: Office Members, Unaffiliated Members, the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services, the Huntsman School of Business, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the College of Science.

IRB Roster: Excel

Institutional Review Board Office Members

Degree: PhD
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Children; families; Spanish-speaking participants; Latinos; economically disadvantaged populations
Experience: Professor of Psychology; President-elect, National Latina/o Psychological Association; licensed psychologist (UT,PR); PI on research grants; experience on APA Ethics Committee; bilingual/bicultural Latina
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Member
Term: 1st term expires July 2015
Degree: JD
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Economically disadvantaged populations; legal compliance; political institutions; K-12 college preparation & readiness
Experience: Current or former member of three State Bar Associations (FL, SC, UT); experience & authorship regarding courts; former member of the College Access Network of Utah Steering Committee
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Member
Term: Ongoing
Degree: M.A.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Curricular community engagement and community based participatory research; public policy analysis and administration; technical and professional communication
Experience: PhD candidate in Rhetoric and Composition with a focus on Technical and Professional Communication, Masters of Public Administration (expected completion May 2016). Federal grant management and proposal writing (NSF, CNCS); policy analysis and implementation; former AmeriCorps VISTA.
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Member
Term: Ongoing

Unaffiliated Members

Degree: B.S.
Scientific status: Non-Scientific member
Expertise: Agricultural and animal sciences; military structure; LGBTQ populations
Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science; Officer in the U.S. Army; former member of the Allies on Campus Steering Committee
Affiliation:  Volunteer – unaffiliated
Member status: Alternate for non-scientific or unaffiliated members
Term: 1st term expires January 2019
Degree: Ph.D.
Scientific status: Non-Scientific member
Expertise: K-12 aged children; school leadership; educationally and economically disadvantaged children & adults
Experience: Principal of Sky View High School; Ph.D. in math education; experience teaching abroad; experience with FERPA, IDEA, guardianship & custody
Affiliation:  Volunteer – unaffiliated
Member status: Member
Term: 3rd term expires November 2016

Psychology

EEJ College of Education & Human Services
Degree: Ph.D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: K-12 children; adults; economically & educationally disadvantaged populations; women; cognitively impaired children & adults
Experience: Full Professor & Department Head of Psychology; licensed/certified school psychologist (UT); Member, UT Assoc. of School Psychologists; research on interventions for children with behavior disorders; provision of clinical services to families & children with behavioral, physical, and mental disabilities
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Member
Term: 5th term expires July 2015
Degree: Ph.D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Behavior; behavior analysis; decision making; delay discounting; reinforcement; experimental psychology; quantitative methods
Experience: Full Professor of Psychology; President of the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior; Past President, APA Division 25; extensive peer-reviewed works regarding the areas of expertise previously identified.
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Alternate for scientific members with expertise in psychology or behavior
Term: 1st term expires October 2018
Degree: Ph.D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Quantitative methods; identity development; Latino populations; LGBTQ populations; economically & educationally disadvantaged populations; clinical psychological interventions
Experience: Professor of Psychology; PI on NIH grants studying identity development; member, National Latino Psychological Association; member, LGBTQ Affirmative Therapists Guild of Utah; extensive peer-review journal editorial board experience
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Member
Term: 1st term expires September 2016

Special Education & Rehabilitation

EEJ College of Education & Human Services
Degree: Ph.D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Special education; autistic populations; children with autism; journal editorial staffing; children with disabilities; home-based rehabilitation programs
Experience: Associate Professor; founder of early behavioral intervention program for children with autism; experience with assessment and treatment of aberrant behavior; extensive teacher trainings, especially in special education
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Alternate for scientific members with expertise in typically developing or disabled children
Term: 2nd term expires January 2017
Degree: Ph.D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Educationally disadvantaged adults & children; cognitively impaired adults & children; Native American populations
Experience: Ph.D. in special education; published research in special education; former Chair of the UT Div. of Services for Persons with Disabilities Human Rights Committee; 10+ years of experience working with adults with disabilities; member, Council on Exceptional Children
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Member
Term: 3rd term expires July 2016
Degree: Ph.D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Persons with disabilities; vulnerable populations, school-aged children, school staff; economically & educationally disadvantaged populations
Experience: Ph.D in Special Education; Department Head of Special Education & Rehabilitation Department at USU; former teacher of children with disabilities; Professor of Special Education; Former editor of the Journal of Direct Instruction; owner of a private school for children with disabilities
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Alternate for scientific members with expertise in typically developing or disabled children
Term: 4th term expires May 2017

Communicative Disorders & Deaf Education

EEJ College of Education & Human Services
Degree: Ph.D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Communicative disorders; cognitive impairments with infants to geriatrics caused by disease, accident, or congenital factors
Experience: Experience working with communicatively challenged individuals; licensed speech-language pathologist; Professor; accredited site visitor for Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Member
Term: 4th term expires June 2018

Health & Physical Recreation

EEJ College of Education & Human Services
Degree: Ph.D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Physical therapy; UI student health, physical impact on human bodies (stress, aggravation; fitness assessments; risk factors analysis for cardiovascular heart disease; nutritional assessment
Experience: Experience with diagnostic equipment: echocardiography, fetal monitoring, Doppler analysis of carotid artery blood flow, arterial blood gas sampling, & joint stability evaluation. Cardiac & pulmonary rehabilitation experience.
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Member
Term: 2nd term expires October 2015

Teacher Education & Leadership

EEJ College of Education & Human Services
Degree: Ph.D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Elementary education; educationally & economically disadvantaged populations
Experience: Associate Professor, School of Teacher Education & Leadership; research related to curriculum & instruction; research in perspective consciousness, queer theory, postcolonial theory, & social justice; National Council for the Social Studies advisory board member
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Member
Term: 1st term expires September 2015

Management Information Systems

Huntsman School of Business
Degree: Ph. D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Teaching and working with adults; working with corporations
Experience: BIS; extensive qualitative research experience; extensive experience as an academic consultant
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Member
Term: 3rd term expires July 2018

Management

Huntsman School of Business
Degree: Ph. D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Transformative service research; vulnerability of resource-constrained consumers; discretionary judgment in risk-based decision making
Experience: Editorial Review Board for journals related to policy, marketing, and business research; member of national associations for marketing and marketing research; peer-reviewed work in areas relating to the identified areas of expertise.
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Alternate for those with expertise in business, marketing, qualitative/quantitative methods
Term: 1st term expires August 2018

Sociology, Anthropology, & Social Work

CHASS
Degree: Ph. D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Elderly populations; gerontology; Latino populations; economically disadvantaged populations
Experience: Director, Social Work Program at USU; Associate Professor of Sociology; Research Associate; Faculty Advisor of the Year
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Member
Term: 2nd term expires January 2016

NDFS

College of Agriculture and Applied Science
Degree: Ph.D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Epidemiology; children; adults; pregnant women; vulnerable populations; economically & educationally disadvantaged populations; Native American populations
Experience: Epidemiologic field research in Thailand & Philippines; Director of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies at USU; refugee studies; Japanese & Caucasian men studies; longitudinal studies of dementia; studies of genetic factors in etiology of hip fractures
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Member
Term: 5th term expires May 2016
Degree: Ph.D.
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in nutrition and instruction; medical dietetics
Experience: Registered dietician; member, American Dietetic Association; member, UT Dietetic Association; member, American Society of Nutrition Education; member, American Society of Epidemiologic Research; Assistant Professor in Nutrition & Food Sciences
Affiliation: Employee – affiliated
Member status: Alternate for those with expertise in nutrition instruction and epidemiology
Term: 2nd term expires July 2017

Prisoner Advocate

Unaffiliated Scientific
Degree: M.B.A., Licensed Physician Assistant
Scientific status: Scientific member
Expertise: Incarcerated populations; medicine and surgery; health care; military; K-12 populations
Experience: Health care provider for incarcerated populations; Board Certified Physician Assistant; Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies; Major in U.S. Air Force Reserve; Board Member of a Public Charter School
Affiliation: Volunteer – affiliated
Member status: Prisoner Advocate
Term: 1st term expires March 2019