Tracie Kahler

  • Senior IRB Program Leader
Office for Research Protections
Institutional Review Board
The 330 Building Suite 205 University Park , PA 16802-7014
Email: 
tlk14@psu.edu
Phone Number: 
814-865-7955
Fax Number: 
814-863-8699

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serves as primary contact for Principal Investigators whose last name begins with D through G
  • Manages day-to-day activities of the IRB Program and supervises a team of IRB analysts
  • Coordinates committee review of new study applications, modifications, and continuing reviews for the use of human participants in research
  • Serves as a designated reviewer of non-committee new study applications, modifications, and continuing reviews for the use of human participants in research, reportable new information, and non-human research determinations
  • Meets with investigators to discuss research involving human participants specifically to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations as well as University policy
  • Presents seminars and workshops on the protection of human participants in research to faculty, staff, students, and the community
  • Assists in the maintenance and development of policies, guidelines, and applications for the protection of human participants

 

Education:

CIM, Certified IRB Manager

CIP, Certified IRB Professional

CAS, Library and Information Science - emphasis on Medical Librarianship, University of Pittsburgh

MLS, Library Science, University of Pittsburgh

BA, Psychology, Thiel College