Kathy Lubbers

  • HRPP Analyst
Office for Research Protections
Institutional Review Board
The 330 Building Suite 205 University Park , PA 16802-7014
Phone Number: 
717-531-0003 ext. 283159

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages day-to-day activities of the IRB Program
  • Coordinates review of studies being overseen by an External IRB, as well as studies where Penn State serves as the IRB of record 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


CIP, Certified IRB Professional
BA, Music and Communications, Susquehanna University