Working with an Institutional Review Board (IRB): Practical advice for success

ARVO and the American Academy of Ophthalmology delivered a webinar focused on the role of an Institutional Review Board (IRB). Listen as ARVO's President-elect, Stephen C. Pflugfelder, MD, FARVO and Mitchell G. Brigell, PhD, FARVO give practical advice for complying with the regulations aimed to protect human subjects involved in research. Members may access the webinar for free on ARVOLearn.

Access the on-demand webinar

This webinar is part of an annual collaboration between ARVO’s Professional Development and Education Committee and the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s (AAO) Committee for Resident Education to develop research-related education for medical students, residents and ARVO Members-in-Training.


Stephen C. Pflugfelder, MDStephen C. Pflugfelder, MD, FARVO
Professor and James and Margaret Elkins Chair in Ophthalmology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

image of Mitchell G. Brigell, PhD, FARVO Mitchell G. Brigell, PhD, FARVO
Consultant, Clinical Development, Ophthalmology & CNS
Boston, MA


image of Robert T. Swan, MD Robert T. Swan, MD 
AAO Committee for Resident Education
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Residency Program Director of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

image of Siamak Yousefi, PhD Siamak Yousefi, PhD
ARVO Professional Development and Education Committee
Assistant Professor
Departments of Ophthalmology and Genetics, Genomics, and Informatics
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN