Brigitt Leitzell

  • IRB Analyst
Office for Research Protections
Institutional Review Board
The 330 Building Suite 205 University Park , PA 16802-7014
Email: 
bjh156@psu.edu
Phone Number: 
814-865-8397
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

We assign studies to the IRB Analysts based on the level of review and the first initial of the PI's last name. For more information see the IRB Analysts webpage.

Education:

MS, Health Policy and Administration and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University
BS, Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University