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Wichita Medical Research & Education Foundation

3306 East Central
Wichita, Kansas 67208
316-687-0033 (f)

Questions about the WMREF Institutional Review Board

Contact Terri Jones, IRB Director for questions concerning study design, IRB submission and HIPAA questions such as:

• What is the Scientific Review Committee (SRC)? 

• What research studies must be reviewed by the Scientific Review Committee before undergoing IRB review?

• Who do I contact if I need help developing a research project?

• Is there a way to have my project "previewed" before final submission?

• How do I find out more about the IRB?

• Who do I contact if I think my proposal qualifies for expedited review and would like to check for the feasibility of this?

• Who do I contact if I think my proposal qualifies for exempt status from full IRB review?

• Who do I contact with questions about HIPAA and the Privacy Rule as they relate to Research?

• What are the presentation requirements for investigators with new proposals being reviewed at the Scientific Review Committee and/or IRB?

• What are my rights as a participant in medical research?


For other questions:

• Who do I contact to check on submission and meeting dates?
Contact: Joy Miller, Research Administrator,

• Do I qualify for a continuing medical education grant or scholarship?
Contact: Teresa Carter, CFO,

Contact Peggy Johnson, Executive Director for all other questions.

• Does my research project qualify for a WMREF grant? 

• I'd like more information concerning WMREF funding for my project.

• Does WMREF accept memorial and/or honorary donations?