Institutional Review Board


Email the IRB:

Office Location:
Twin Cities Campus
2500 Park Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404

If you have any issues or concerns about research involving human subjects at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, please contact Dr. Jack McClure, the IRB Chair, at or Dr. Sarah Ferguson, the Vice Provost for Faculties and Academic Affairs at


CITI Training

All principal investigators/researchers, student researchers, and student research advisors/supervisors conducting research involving human subjects at Saint Mary’s must enroll and complete the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) program. This training must be completed prior to submitting a research protocol to the IRB. All students, faculty, and staff with a Saint Mary’s email can sign up and register at no cost.

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All meetings are from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 9
Monday, Oct. 7
Monday, Nov. 11
Monday, Dec. 9
Monday, Jan. 13
Monday, Feb. 10
Monday, Mar. 9
Monday, Apr. 13
Monday, May 11
Monday, June 8
Monday, July 13