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Contact Information

Information about ICEHR, ethics application requirements, and the process of review can be obtained by contacting ICEHR by phone: (709) 864-2561; by email:, or in person: IIC-2010C (Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation). 

ICEHR Office Hours:

Main Office: Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30 (8:30-4:00 June-August)

Chair's Office: Tuesday and Thursday, 1:15-3:15


ICEHR Office Staff 

Theresa Heath, Ethics Officer
Phone: 864-2861

Lana Williams, Admin Staff Specialist 
Phone: 864-4040

Phone: 864-2561

Susan Mercer, Secretary [on leave]
Phone: 864-2561


Committee Members

Dr. Russell Adams
Faculty of Science (Psychology) / Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Kelly Blidook 
Faculty of Arts (Political Science)

Faculty of Arts
Dr. Jennifer Dyer (Humanities; German & Russian)
Dr. Holly Everett (Folklore; School of Music)
Dr. Elizabeth Simms (Geography)
Dr. Mark Stoddart (Sociology)
Dr. Adrian Tanner (Anthropology)

Faculty of Business Administration
Dr. Tom Cooper 

Faculty of Education
Dr. Anne Burke 

Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Jennifer Flynn (Community Health & Humanities; Philosophy)
Dr. Sharon Buehler (Community Health & Humanities)

Faculty of Science
Dr. Kathleen Hourihan (Psychology)

School of Human Kinetics and Recreation
Dr. Jeannette Byrne

School of Social Work
Dr. Gail Wideman

Community Representatives
Rev. Anthony Bidgood
Mr. Justin Mellor, LL.M


Should you have questions of a more general nature regarding research ethics and the application of the TCPS2 to your particular project, you may contact any member of the committee. Where there is a committee member representing your faculty or school, we encourage you to contact that person first.