AAHRPP accreditation sealThe Institutional Review Board Office ensures the research goals of the Augusta University enterprise are met, while protecting human subjects involved in research and verifying the enterprise meets compliance standards.

The IRB Office also serves as the central contact for facilitating the goals of the Enterprise Human Research Protection Program (HRPP).

Our office provides:

  • Administrative support for the internal IRBs and a liaison for the external IRBs
  • Monitoring and oversight for all IRB approved studies
  • Education and training for human research investigators, staff, and IRB members

CITI Training

Submitting a New Study

When is IRB review required?

Contact Us

Research Institutional Review Board

irb@augusta.edu

706-721-3110

Contact Us

Research Compliance

Health Sciences Campus
Augusta, GA 30912

706-721-1483

800-576-6623

(Institutional Compliance Hotline)

Additional Resources

IRBNet

Innovative Solutions for Compliance and Research Management

IRBNet is an electronic IRB submission system that was implemented by Augusta University IRB in May 2014.

IRB Newsletters

icon Our Staff

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Angela Toole, MS, CIM, CIP

  • Interim IRB Director

706-721-9346

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Heather Wilson, BS, CIM, CIP

  • Regulatory Compliance Manager

706-721-1482

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Tiffany Coleman, MS, MPH, CIC, CIM, CIP

  • Reliance Coordinator
  • External IRBs, IRB Authorizations,
  • VA Liaison

706-446-5184

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Amber Sloan, MPH

  • Senior IRB Analyst

706-721-1478

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Sana Khan, BS

  • IRB Analyst I

706-737-1441

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Erin Smith, MPA, CIM

  • IRB Coordinator

706-721-7991

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Rebecca Fasano, BS, CIM, CIP

  • Regulatory & Quality Specialist

706-721-8397

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Marcela Hodges, BBA

  • Senior Regulatory Compliance Coordinator

706-721-1480

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Matthew Williams, BA

  • Regulatory Compliance Coordinator
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Vacant

  • IRB Training Coordinator
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Melissa Toomer, CIC

  • IRB Specialist

706-721-9626

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Calandra White, AS

  • IRB Office Coordinator

706-721-3110