Westat’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) ensures protection of the rights and welfare of respondents in studies by reviewing and approving any research activity involving human subjects. We have developed innovative techniques to keep participant data and identity confidential.
- Westat’s Federalwide Assurance (FWA) number: 00005551
- To verify the status of our FWA and our IRB: http://ohrp.cit.nih.gov/search/search.aspx?styp=bsc
- For further information, contact Sharon Zack, Westat IRB Administrator, at 301-610-8828 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.