Institutional Review Board

What We Do

Welcome to the Shawnee State University Institutional Review Board (IRB) Website.  The purpose of the IRB is to review all research with human research participants that is conducted by individuals (faculty, staff, and students) associated with SSU and research involving the SSU, and students as research participants. 

Our goal is to provide protection for all human research participants. 


The full IRB meets the third Monday each month from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the Provost’s Conference Room, 124 Massie Hall. If you would like to submit an application, please make sure that it is submitted at least five days before the scheduled meeting.

Institutional Review Board

Contact Information

Kelli Smith
Administrative Assistant,
Institutional Research and Sponsored Programs
Massie Hall, B-52
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

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