Institutional Proposal Review Board Panel


The Institutional Proposal Review Board (IPRB) reviews research projects that involve human participants to uphold two broad standards: first, that participants are not placed at undue risk; second, that they give uncoerced, informed consent to their participation.

Members (6)

  • Faculty Member (Hoa Vu)
  • Member (with legal training) (Stephen Barnes)
  • Member (outside of College) (Bill Kerwin)
  • Senior Research Analyst (Shanon Gonzalez)
  • Special Programs Rep. (Celeste Ryan)
  • Admin Dir, Institutional Effectiveness & Planning (Aeron Zentner)

Note: Each member should serve a three-year term except for the Chair; Two of the five members should have training in research methods.

Meeting Schedule

Once each semester except when a "full panel review" is required.


College Center


  • Aeron Zentner (714) 241-6413

Committee Support


Institutional Review Board Panel Documents

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