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Institutional Review Board

Guiding Principles

In compliance with the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), VVC is committed to safeguarding the health and safety of VVC's students and staff who participate as subjects in research activities, as defined below through its Institutional Review Board (IRB). The intent of the VVC IRB is to protet the rights of participants, including the right to informed consent and protection from undue risk as stated in federal regulations (45CFR46.102). The VVC IRB is authorized to approve, require modifications in, or disapprove all research activities involving its students and or workforce members.

Information for Researchers/Principal Investigators


Virginia Moran
Executive Dean/Chair, IRB
Phone: (760) 245-4271, extension 2414



Last Updated 1/17/19