This IRB website is a valuable resource, whether you are a student, member of LMU’s faculty or staff, a visiting scholar, or someone new to research involving human participants. This website has all the policies, guidelines, required forms and necessary instructions for preparing a successful IRB application. It also includes information and links to other timely and interesting resources.

Please explore this comprehensive site, and if you have any questions, suggestions or ideas, please contact Julie Paterson, LMU’s Senior Compliance Coordinator, at 310-258-5465 or via email at, or drop me a note at

All my very best for success!

John M. Carfora, Ed.D., CCEP, RIO
Associate Provost for Research Advancement and Compliance

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