Michelle Covert

  • IRB Analyst
Office for Research Protections
Institutional Review Board
The 330 Building Suite 205 University Park , PA 16802-7014
Email: 
mlf164@psu.edu
Phone Number: 
814-865-1776
Fax Number: 
814-863-8699

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Manages day-to-day activities of the IRB Program
  • 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

 

Education:

Ph.D. in Adult Education from The Pennsylvania State University
Graduate Certificate in Distance Education from The Pennsylvania State University
M.S. in Higher Education Administration from Drexel University
B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from The Pennsylvania State University