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The Office of Human Research Ethics, on behalf of Western University's Research Ethics Boards (REB), manages the approval and monitoring process for the use of humans in research at Western and its affiliated hospitals and research institutes. All research involving humans conducted by faculty, staff or students at Western or its affiliated hospitals or research institutes must be approved by a Western-sanctioned review board.  

The associated Boards/Comittees at Western University include the Healh Sciences REB (HSREB) and the Non-Medical REB (NMREB).

Research Ethics Team

Chairs

Administrative Staff

Ethics Staff

  • Erika Basile, Director, Research Ethics & Compliance, 519-661-2111, ext. 86764, ebasile@uwo.ca 
  • Nicola Geoghegan-Morphet, HS Ethics Officer, 519-661-2111, ext. 84793, ngeoghe@uwo.ca 
  • Karen Gopaul, HS Ethics Officer, 519-661-2111, ext. 87437, karen.gopaul@uwo.ca
  • Katelyn Harris, NM Ethics Officer, 519-661-2111, ext. 84768, katelyn.harris@uwo.ca
  • Kelly Patterson, NM Ethics Officer, 519-661-2111, ext. 82256, kpatte32@uwo.ca
  • Patricia Sargeant, HS Ethics Officer, 519-661-2111, ext. 85990, psargean@uwo.ca
  • Daniel Wyzynski, Ethics Coordinator, 519-661-2111, ext. 86811, dleonar7@uwo.ca

Human Ethics Office Hours

The Office of Human Research Ethics has started hosting office hours. If you would like to meet with one of our Ethics Officers to discuss any questions you may have about your application, the review process or the WREM system please contact our office to set up a date and time.  If you are a Western affiliated employee or student you can also sign up through the OWL portal.

How to Find Us

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Office of Human Research Ethics
Room 5150, Support Services Building
Western University
London, Ontario, Canada, N6G 1G9
Phone: 519.661.3036, Fax: 519.850.2466
Email: ethics@uwo.ca

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