Roanoke College

Institutional Review Board


The Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Roanoke College is charged with reviewing all research involving human subjects conducted by Roanoke College faculty, staff, or students for adherence or compliance of their methodology to the requirements of informed consent, humane treatment, and ethical conduct in the research process.

The IRB at Roanoke wishes to make the review process as efficient as possible for its researchers, while being diligent in protecting the rights of subjects. Questions regarding the review process should be directed to:

Dr. Marit Berntson, IRB Chair, 378-5186


Dr. Ed Hamilton, IRB Director, 375-2409



            • Surveys of Roanoke College students, faculty or staff will require only IRB review

            • A New IRB Form (available at IRB Forms) must be used

            • New IRB examples are available at IRB Forms