IRB Contacts


Kristy Shirley, BS, CIP


IRB Chair

Benjamin Balas, PhD


IRB Membership
Member Alternate Member
Benjamin Balas, PhD, Chair OPEN
Psychology     Psychology
(Behavioral Sciences, Research with Children) (Behavioral Sciences)
Zoltan Majdik, PhD, Vice-Chair OPEN
Communication, Non-Scientist Non-scientist
Donna Terbizan, PhD, Substitute Vice-Chair OPEN
Health, Nutrition & Exercise Sciences Health, Nutrition & Exercise Sciences
Nicholas Bauroth, PhD Jennifer Momsen, PhD
Criminal Justice/Pol. Sci. Biological Sciences
(Social Sciences) (Social Sciences)
Christopher Whitsel, PhD Nate Wood, PhD
Sociology School of Education
(Qualitative Research) (Qualitative Research)
Julie Garden-Robinson, PhD Meagan Scott, PhD
Extension—Food & Nutrition Center for 4-H Youth Development
(Research with children) (Research with children)
Heather Fuller, PhD Melissa O'Connor, PhD
Human Development & Family Science Human Development & Family Science
(Human Development) (Human Development)
Florin D. Salajan, EdD OPEN
School of Education School of Education
Kristine Steffen, Pharm.D. OPEN
Pharmaceutical Sciences 
Lynn Dilivio, Ph.D. Janell Juelich, MSN, CNE
Psychology, Mayville State University Mayville State University
Mykell Barnacle, DNP Dean Gross, DNP
Healthcare Expert
Healthcare expert 
Maggie Kneip, MA Kejon Cote, MSW
Unaffiliated member, non-scientist Unaffiliated member, non-scientist
Jennifer Longo, BS no alternate
Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences 
(Graduate student) 
Kristy Shirley, BS, CIP Josie Hayden, MA, CPIA
Research Compliance Administrator—IRB Research Compliance Administrator - IACUC
Lisa A. Peterson, PhD Jenenne Guffey, MSW
Prisoner Representative Prisoner Representative
Unaffiliated Member Unaffiliated Member
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