2016-2017 IRB Committee members

Dr. Tim Patrick, Chair

Professor, Health Sciences


 Dr. Beth Pontari

Associate Professor & Chair, Psychology



Dr. Bobbi Siefert

Assistant Professor, Education



Dr. Marian Strobel

Professor, History



Dr. Ken Kolb 

Associate Professor, Sociology


Dr. Eli Hestermann

Executive Director, Health Education



Dr. John Quinn

Assistant Professor, Biology



Dr. Helen Lee Turner

Professor, Religion



Ms. Linda Brees (community member)

Director, Children's Advocacy

Greenville Health System


Dr. Mark Stone (Spring term)

Professor, Philosphy



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