The IRBs are also authorized to retain consultants when necessary.
These federal resources may be helpful in learning more about regulations that affect protocol applications:
The President of Georgia Institute of Technology has delegated authority to Jilda D. Garton, Vice President for Research (VPR), as the Institutional Official (IO) for Institutional Review Board purposes. She has the authority to legally commit Georgia Tech to meet federal regulatory requirements. The VPR/IO is responsible for appointing the Chair(s) of the Institutional Review Boards and board members, and she signs Georgia Tech's Federalwide Assurance.