About the IRB - Research
About the NPS IRB
The IRB’s primary responsibility is to ensure the safety and welfare of human research subjects. IRB roles, responsibilities and authorities include but are not limited to:
- Recommend approval, require modification to secure approval, table or defer review or disapprove human subject research.
- Take any action necessary to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects.
- Suspend or terminate human subject research that has been associated with unexpected serious harm to subjects or is in non-compliance with human research protection policy.
- Conduct prospective and continuing review of human subject research.
- Conduct prospective review and approval of changes to previously approved research.
- Reviews all audit findings or other reports (e.g., medical monitor reports) related human subject research.
- Dr. Larry Shattuck, Senior Lecturer, OR (Chair)
- LCDR Brennan Cox, USN (Vice Chair)
- Bryan Hudgens, Lecturer (Vice Chair)
- Dr. Kathryn Aten, Assistant Professor, GSDM
- Mr. Michael McCarrin, Research Associate, CS
- MAJ Jared Shingleton, USA, Analyst, TRAC Monterey
- Dr. Quinn Kennedy, Lecturer, OR
- Dr. Christopher Darnton, Assistant Professor, NSA
- Mr. Tony Kendall, Lecturer, IS
- Dr. Leo Blanken, Assistant Professor, DA
- Dr. Bradley Strawser, Assistant Professor, DA
- Mr. Gregory Miller, Senior Lecturer, SE
- MAJ Paul Lester, USA, Director, Army Analytics Group
- LCDR Brendan Blain, USCG, Student Rep
Interested in joining the IRB? Contact Dr. Larry Shattuck for more information.