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Institutional Review Board

Ways to contact us:
Phone: Please call the main line at 405-325-8110.
If you call after-hours and must leave a message, please do so. We are set up to receive voicemail alerts, so we will get back with you as soon as possible!

Five Partner's Place
201 Stephenson Parkway, Ste. 4200
Norman, OK 73019

Office Hours:
8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday to Friday
Closed for University-observed holidays

We have a lot of information on our website! This includes guidance on the application process with step-by-step instructions on how to start a study, and templates that you will need to complete the process. We also have instructions on our website regarding the required CITI Social Behavioral Course training.

Contact Information

HRPP Organizational Chart


Shelly Smith
IRB Administrative Assistant

Karen “Kat” Braswell
IRB Administrator

Nicole Cunningham
IRB Quality Improvement,
Education & Training Coordinator

Sierra Smith
IRB Director


To submit an anonymous complaint about a research project that is being conducted under the auspices of the University of Oklahoma or to report incidents of misconduct, injury, or adverse effects, you may contact our compliance hotline at  405-271-2223 or toll free at 1-866-836-3150. The compliance hotline has no caller ID function.


- Melany Dickens-Ray
Chief of Staff, Associate Vice President for Research and Partnerships
IRB Institutional Official

- Sandra Nettleton
Director of Compliance