Dr. Dwyane Smith: Vice President for Academic Affairs
The mission of Harris-Stowe State University’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) is to ensure the protection of human subjects. The IRB reviews applications from individuals at Harris-Stowe State University and individuals outside the University. Toward this end, the IRB upholds University standards relating to University and non-University personnel who are engaged in research involving members of the University community. Harris-Stowe’s IRB is guided by the principles of the National Research Act and adheres to the principles set forth by the by the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects and the Belmont Report.