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.

NOTE: Please see our COVID-19 procedures for research with human participants.

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.

Spring 2021 IRB Meeting Schedule
January 291:00 PMFridayZoom
February 221:00 PMMondayZoom
March 221:00 PMMondayZoom
April 261:00 PMMondayZoom
Members of the IRB Committee (AY 2020-2021)
Abraham, DavidExternal MemberInmate Rep. 216.357.7374 Email
Collins, CylesteAssistant Prof.Social WorkRT 14384571 Email
Jeziorowski, John
Health SciHS 12137829316Email
Neuendorf, KimberlyProfessorCOMMMU 24139949294Email
Pershey, Monica GordonAssociate
Health SciMC 432A45349316Email
Quinn, LindaSenior College LecturerMathematicsRT 15124691 Email
Stead, GrahamProfessorCurr & FdnAC 22597125415Email
Thoman, JoanAssociate
NursingJH 2603518 Email
Turosky, JodieExternal Member  216.363.7432 Email
Whitbred, RobertAssociate
COMMMU 20950839294Email
Zingale, NicholasAssociate
Urban StudiesUR 3493389 Email
Karpinski, Mary JaneIRB CoordinatorSPRSPH 21836249382Email
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.