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Human Research Protection Program

The IRB process and other detailed information may be found on the Purdue University Human Research Protection Program website.

Questions may be directed to the IRB either by phone at (765) 494-5942 or by email:

Abraham Schwab, Associate Professor of Philosophy, is available to help human subjects researchers at Purdue University Fort Wayne as they prepare IRB applications for submission and respond to recommendations from Purdue. Please contact Dr. Schwab at to meet by appointment.

Additionally, the following faculty members serve on the Purdue Social Sciences IRB and are available for consultation regarding the development of new protocols or the revision of proposed protocols in response to IRB recommendations. To meet by appointment, please contact:

Michelle Drouin
Associate Professor of Psychology