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IRB Experience


Health Media Lab provides IRB assurance for the international projects of The World Bank, The Palladium Group/Futures Group, Mathematica Policy Research, UNICEF, Deloitte India, The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), FHI 360, The QED Group, ARCHIVE Global, Population Reference Bureau, Millennium Challenge Corporation, A2F Consulting, and many other small organizations and independent investigators.  We have also conducted annual and ad hoc IRB reviews for over 20 of our own NIH-funded research projects since 2000.  

We will be glad to provide references on request.


IRB Authorization


Health Media Lab’s Institutional Review Board has received re-authorizations since 2000, and is registered with the US Department of Health & Human Services; Office of Human Research Protections; (IRB # 00001211, Federal Wide Assurance # 00001102, IORG #0000850) to review research involving human subjects conducted or supported by the DHHS, or other federal departments or agencies that apply the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (the “Common Rule”). Please view our renewable IRB Registration, valid through March 2017, here.


IRB Membership

D. Michael Anderson, Ph.D., MPH,

IRB Chair & Human Protections Administrator    




Penelope A. Lantz, JD, General Council & Health Law

Bradley Cooke, Ph.D., Behavioral Neuroscience Research

Alison Corbacio, MA, International Measurement & Evaluation

Jennifer Crumlish, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology Research

Jennifer Cuthill, MBA, Social Marketing Evaluation

Valentina Di Gregori, MD, MSc, Epidemiology & Public Health

Farah Farahati, PhD., International Health Economics Research

David Goehl, JD, Business Development Evaluation

Robert Gold, Dr.PH, Epidemiology & Health Behavior Research

Mary Harris, Ph.D., Health Behavior & Disease Prevention Research

Constance Newman, Ph.D., Statistics & Agricultural Evaluation

Jeffrey Pagel, MS, (PhD candidate), International Economics

Arthur Rubens, Dr.PH, Health Administration Research

Felice Wagner, JD, Legal Ethics Evaluation





Health Media Lab’s IRB meetings are held ad hoc in our Farragut North Office:

1101 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Suite 450

Washington, DC 20036 USA


About Health Media Lab’s Institutional Review Board

Dr. Anderson's CV

IRB Standards


Health Media Lab’s IRB follows rules and guidelines contained the USDHHS Code of Federal Regulations for the protection of human subjects (45CFR46), and The International Compilation of Human Research Standards of over 1,000 laws, regulations, and guidelines governing human subjects research in 107 countries, plus standards from several international and regional organizations.  We also follow the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) IRB Guidebook, and the Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research from the The National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (the Belmont Report).  For more information we suggest you visit these US Government Website links.


About Health Media Lab

Health Media Lab provides expertise in a variety of public health concerns including human subject and data protection, disease prevention, health education, health law, consumer advocacy, survey research, data analysis,

plus online education and professional certification.


Health Media Lab has incorporated Accel e-Media.  

You will find all of Accel e-Media’s course offerings here at Health Media Lab.