Introduction to the Institutional Review Board at MIIS

Are you a MIIS faculty member, staff person, or student and planning to undertake a human-subjects research project? Do you want to know what “human-subjects research” is, whether you need to go through an IRB review, and what the review procedures and requirements are? If your answer is “yes” to any of these questions, you are urged to attend this event.

Katie Gillespie, Middlebury Research Compliance Manager, will introduce the IRB procedures and requirements and will field questions. MIIS representatives on the IRB, Tsuneo Akaha and Julie Johnson, will also be there to facilitate this event.

For inquiries about this event, please email Akaha at or Johnson at

Date: Thursday, April 19th

Time: 12:15-1:30 pm

Venue: McGowan 100