IRB Chair; Associate Professor, Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Colleen P. Gilrane, Ph.D., is a faculty member in the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education within the College of Education, Health and Human Services at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She serves UT as its IRB Chair and has been an IRB member since 1998. Her teaching and research interests center on working with teachers to create communities in which all learners have access to literacy that is rich, joyful, and powerful. In her role as IRB Chair this has translated into education efforts aimed at helping investigators be knowledgeable enough about ethical considerations that they are able to design projects that honor both participants and science. Dr. Gilrane is fortunate to be part of an IRB/HRPP leadership team that maintains a constant focus on the central question, "What does the campus need to be successful?" In response, she and the team work constantly to enhance their support of investigators as they pursue research with both scholarly and ethical integrity.
Saturday, November 17
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM