Sara Horn

  • Director of IRB
Office for Research Protections
Institutional Review Board
101 Technology Center Innovation Park University Park, PA 16802
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Job Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the Human Protections Administrator for the Human Research Protections Program (HRPP)
  • Leads and manages day-to-day activities of the IRB Program
  • Serves as a committee member on both IRBs and 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
  • Presents seminars and workshops on the protection of human participants in research to faculty, staff, students, and the community
  • Responsible for the development of policies, guidelines, and applications for the protection of human participants



CIP, Certified IRB Professional
BS, Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University