Sponsored Programs and Research Services

Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Human Subjects In Research

The Institutional Review Board at Cleveland State University exists to interpret and apply the Federal Regulations pertaining to research involving human subjects conducted by CSU Faculty, Staff, and/or Students. CSU IRB actions are based upon the Belmont Report and in compliance with the Revised Common Rule, enacted January 21, 2019, as well as all applicable State laws.   Applications for project approval should be submitted to the Sponsored Programs and Research Services via Cayuse IRB for processing.

Cayuse IRB

Cayuse IRB is a completely online system, including online protocol creation, submission, review, and management, for CSU researchers. Click here for more information about Cayuse IRB.

Fall 2019 IRB Meeting Schedule
Date Time Day Location
September 24 2:00 PM Tuesday PH 200
October 21 2:00 PM Monday PH 200
November 19 2:00 PM Tuesday PH 200
December 9 2:00 PM Monday PH 200
Members of the IRB Committee (AY 2018-2019)
Member Rank Dept Address Phone Fax Email
Abraham, David External Member Inmate Rep.   216.357.7374   Email
Collins, Cyleste Assistant Prof. Social Work RT 1438 4571   Email
Jeziorowski, John
(Chair)
Associate
Prof.
Health Sci HS 121 3782 9316 Email
Lewis, Browne Professor Law LB 213 2352 6881 Email
Neuendorf, Kimberly Professor COMM MU 241 3994 9294 Email
Pershey, Monica Gordon Associate
Prof.
Health Sci MC 432A 4534 9316 Email
Quinn, Linda Senior College Lecturer Mathematics RT 1512 4691   Email
Simons, Robert Professor Urban Studies UR 223 5258   Email
Stead, Graham Professor Curr & Fdn AC 225 9712 5415 Email
Thoman, Joan Associate
Prof.
Nursing JH 260 3518   Email
Turosky, Jodie External Member     216.363.7432   Email
Whitbred, Robert Associate
Prof.
COMM MU 209 5083 9294 Email
Karpinski, Mary Jane IRB Coordinator SPRS PH 218 3624 9382 Email
Forms & Policies

Typically, researchers should expect to receive the results of the preliminary review of their IRB application no later than 10 business days after reviewers have been assigned.

Any projects seeking to examine or involve protected populations must be submitted TWO WEEKS prior to the upcoming full board meeting; any proposals submitted less than two weeks prior will NOT be reviewed until the following meeting.