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Contact the IRB Office

The Nova Southeastern University IRB is a fully remote office. Staff can be reached during normal hours of operation via phone, email, or MS Teams chat. Contact information for each staff member is listed below.

The IRB Office hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Note, the IRB Office will be closed along with the rest of the university as outlined in the NSU Holiday Schedule.

For general inquiries, please call 954-262-5369 or email

For all queries regarding the CITI Program, please contact Crystal Bass via contact information listed below.

Otherwise, email the staff member you wish to contact directly via their email listed below. 

Include the following in your message:

  • name
  • phone number (if you wish a callback)
  • a brief description of the assistance you require
  • DO NOT include your N number
Name Title Phone Email
William Smith, J.D. Director (954) 262-5311 Email
Crystal Bass, M.S., CIP, CCRA Assistant Director/Post-Approval Monitor (954) 262-5376 Email
Hanora O'Connell, DHSc IRB Specialist TBA Email
General Inquiries IRB Office General Inquiries (954) 262-5369 Email
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