Current IRB Members

Members of the college level IRB committee represent a wide range of departments and disciplines. They are appointed by the college President for a two-year term, not exceeding three, three-year terms. Requests for information should be addressed to the IRB Chair (see below), although all members are available for consultation.

Steve Cope,  Sc.D., OT/L, Professor and Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy, IRB Chair
Office Phone: (218) 723-5915 Office Number: Health Science Center (Bluestone) HSC322

David Swenson, Ph.D., Management
Office Phone: (218) 723-6476 Office Number: Tower 3130

Karen Swanson, Ph.D., MPT, MA, ATC-Retired
Office Phone: (218) 723-6122 Office Number: Health Science Center 217

Robert Larson, PhD
Office Phone: (218) 723-6719 Office Number: Tower 4407

Doreene Etongue-Mayer, Ed.D., EDU (STP) GTL
Office Phone: (651) 403-8628  Office Number: St. Paul 113

Nicole Nowak-Saenz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Psychology and Sociology, Psychology Department
Office Phone: (218)625-4988 Office Number: T3647B

At Large Representative:

Jacqulin Sebastian