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Who Should I Contact?

Refer to the list below for who to contact based on your question/concern.

Examples: submission status, completing IRB/iMedRIS Forms, CITI training, application requirements, meeting deadlines, iMedRIS user support, etc.

Contact:
HRPP/IRB Office
Blount Hall, Room 408
865-974-7697
utkirb@utk.edu

Examples: is IRB review required, responding to IRB-requested changes, research topics such as study procedures, recruitment, informed consent, HIPAA, FERPA, confidentiality, etc.

Contact: Your IRB Liaison

IRB Liaison by College or Unit:

College/Unit Contact
Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Arts & Sciences, Communications & Information, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine Contact: Sara Mulville
865-974-2314
smulvill@utk.edu
Architecture & Design, Business, Education, Health & Human Sciences, University-wide Units (Student Life, Libraries, NIMBioS, Athletics, etc.) Contact: Jennifer Engle
865-974-7494
jengle@utk.edu
Audiology & Speech Pathology, Engineering, Law, Nursing Contact: Kristine Hershberger
865-974-7687
kh@utk.edu

Examples include: unanticipated problems/adverse events, complaints, concerns about participant welfare or safety, etc.

Contact: Colleen Gilrane
865-974-7697
irbchair@utk.edu
OR
Kristine Hershberger
865-974-7687
kh@utk.edu

Examples include: departmental training, classroom visits, etc.

Contact: Colleen Gilrane
865-974-7697
irbchair@utk.edu

Contact: Kristine Hershberger
865-974-7687
kh@utk.edu

Contact: Kristine Hershberger
865-974-7687
kh@utk.edu

 

Kristine Hershberger
Kristine Hershberger

HRPP Director
Phone: 865-974-7697
Email: khershbe@utk.edu

Sara MulvilleSara Mulville
IRB Assistant Compliance Officer
Phone: 865-974-2314
Email: smulvill@utk.edu

 


Jennifer Engle, IRB Assistant Compliance OfficerJennifer Engle
IRB Assistant Compliance Officer
Phone: 865-974-7494
Email: jengle@utk.edu

 

Tammy LoyTammy Loy
Compliance Coordinator
Phone: 865-974-2457
Email: tloy1@utk.edu

 

The following faculty hold appointments on the Institutional Review Board, but are not staff of the Human Research Protection Program or the Office of Research and Engagement.

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