Contact us

The WSU IRB Administration Office

87 East Canfield Street, 2nd Floor
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 577-1628

The IRB Administration Office will close Friday July 3, 2020 for the Independence Holiday

The IRB will resume regular remote working business hours on Monday July 6th 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

COVID-19 IRB Submissions UPDATE

Effective 3/17/2020

The IRB Administration Office is not accepting in-person visits or paper submissions until further notice.

For submission information and instructions visit the IRB's Forms and Submission Requirements web page.

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (for lunch)

The IRB is here to assist you with your submission don't hesitate to contact us.

Types of submission needs you may have: Contact information:
For Urgent Matters, Questions about CITI Training Requirements, General Questions & Assistance

IRB Administration Main Office

(313) 577-1628

Assistance with IRB Policies, Questions about submitting to the IRB, Submission of Human Participant Determination requests, IRB Education questions, request for training 

Heather Park-May

IRB Training Coordinator

(313) 993-7157

For Questions Regarding Submission Requirements (including CITI)

Lana Streeter

Program/Project Assistant

(313) 577-5174

Status inquiries of IRB Submissions

Please submit an e-mail inquiry with the IRB#, PI's Name and type of submission (i.e. continuation, initial, amendment etc.).


Reliance Agreements, Smart IRB, Single IRB 

Dawn Bielawski, PhD

Senior IRB Review Specialist

(313) 577-2901 

IRB Operation Questions, Suggestions, Participant Complaints, IRB eProtocol & IRB Membership

Amanda Jointer, MA 

IRB Operations Manager 

(313) 577-5175 

Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)

Unanticipated Problem Reports, Non-Compliance Determinations, IRB Billing 



Monica Malian, R.Ph.

Director of HRPP

(313) 577-0895


Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)

Manuel Tancer, M.D.

Assistant Vice President for HRPP

(313) 577-1628