About the Dine College IRB

The Dine College (DC) IRB has a core IRB consisting of DC faculty and Navajo Nation community members, and an expert IRB who review IRBs that are specific to their area of expertise. The IRB meets on the twice monthly to review research proposals and conduct IRB business. See the “Schedule” tab for the current meeting dates. Research proposals should be submitted one week prior to the meeting date.

IRB Members

Dr. Suzanne Russ, Chair
Associate Professor of Psychology

Dr. Shazia Tabussum-Hakim, Vice Chair
Associate Professor of Biology


Short-term goals expect accomplishment in a short period of time, such as trying to get a bill paid in the next few days.

An organizational goal-management solution ensures that individual employee goals and objectives align with the vision and strategic goals of the entire organization.

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