Lake-Sumter Community College


Institutional Review Board

Purpose and Charge

Provide leadership advancing college and student success by:

  • Providing support for, and making continuous improvement recommendations for research at LSSC including, but not limited to, faculty projects.

    Areas of Focus:  The IRB will protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects by ensuring ethical frameworks are followed, foster a research culture by promoting research-based practices, improve college research output, and ensure compliance with Federal regulations. 
  • Advancing the strategic plan, fostering cycles of improvement, monitoring college performance against set measures and targets, and making recommendations with the college mission, vision, values as a focus.  Utilize the Business Planning Process to guide recommendations.
  • Collaborating with senior leadership, committees, division and departmental personnel and other subject matter experts as appropriate.
  • Reviewing, prioritizing and making recommendation on projects/initiatives brought forward.
  • Evaluating, recommending, and executing projects as assigned by Cabinet and Planning Council.
 

2018 - 2019 Focus and Objectives

  • Areas of Focus:  The IRB will protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects by ensuring ethical frameworks are followed, foster a research culture by promoting research-based practices, improve college research output, and ensure compliance with Federal regulations.
  • 2018-2019 Focus and Objective(s)
    • Sustain regular meeting schedule
    • All ongoing faculty projects to be submitted for IRB review by Dec. 2018
    • All new faulty projects to be submitted by Apr. 2019
    • Begin regular update and review process for ongoing projects

 


 

​Chair(s)

Dr. Scott Hopkins

Scribe

Judith Haars           

​Members

Dr. Amy Albee-Levine
​Dr. Lloyd Beckles
Mr. Mark Duslak
​Ms. Karen Hogans
Mr. James Jackson            Ms. Amber Karlins

​Dr. Barbara Lange 
Dr. Robin Walter
Dr. David Walton
Dr. Doug Wymer, Cabinet Liaison          Dr. Sandy Zelnick, Community Liaison

 

   
 

Committee Schedule

  • TBD 

Agendas and Minutes