Research Ethics and Dissemination Core 

Mission: The mission of READ is to provide investigators, IRBs, and Tribal Nations with high quality research support and to ensure compliance with federal and tribal regulatory requirements for community-linked, transdisciplinary human subjects research.



Core Manager: Michaela Seiber, MPH

Core Services

For Researchers

  • Development/pre-review of IRB Submissions
  • Assistance with working with multiple IRBs/Negotiating Authorization Agreements
  • Engagement with Tribal IRBs and Tribal Nations
  • Dissemination of research in clinical and community settings

For Tribal Nations

  • Guidance on selecting appropriate models for research oversight
  • Drafting IRB policies and procedures
  • Providing tools and training on research regulations with in-person trainings, interactive modules, and a Tribal IRB toolkit
  • Assistance in drafting IRB forms and checklists for review

 For IRBs

  • Coordination with Tribal IRBs and Tribal Nations
  • Investigator and member trainings