Saturday – March 17, 2018

Institutional Review Board

The mission of MATC's Institutional Review Board is to determine the appropriateness of research projects relative to:

  1. The risk to the subjects,
  2. The anticipated benefits to the subjects, the mission of Milwaukee Area Technical College, and others,
  3. The importance of the knowledge that may reasonably be expected to result, and
  4. The informed consent process to be employed.

IRB Meeting Schedule and Application Review Dates*:



Wednesday February 21, 2018 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. M222
Wednesday March 21, 2018 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. M222
Wednesday April 18, 2018 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. M222
Wednesday May 23, 2018 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. M222



* Dates are subject to change

Note: Please submit your IRB application at least seven (7) days prior to the upcoming meeting date to allow time for distribution to the committee for review prior to the meeting.


MATC IRB Committee Members

Kristin Kappelman
Research and Performance Manager
Dept. Of Research and Development
Milwaukee Public Schools
414- 475-8225

Rohan de Silva, Ph.D.
Instructor, Social Science

Kristen DeCato
BA/JD Assistant General Counsel


Betsy Stern, MS
Instructor, Psychology

Wilkistar Otieno, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee

Jennifer Mikulay
Associate Dean, Liberal Arts & Sciences
x 65325

Yan Wang, Ph.D
Interim Co-Director, Institutional Research