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Dr. Leanna Closson
Dr. Kevin Kelloway
Co-Chair  Co-Chair 
Research Ethics Board  Research Ethics Board 
McNally South, 313 McNally South, 330


Dr. Eric Henry
Orshy Torok 
Vice Chair Research Ethics Officer 
Research Ethics Board Office of Research Ethics 
McNally South 227 Atrium, 202 
  Phone: (902) 420-5728



Continuing Review:

Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 10 am-12 pm


2018-2019 REB Committee Membership:

Dr. Mohammed Al-Hamdani   Psychology
Mr. John Boddie   Community
Dr. Jim Cameron   Psychology
Dr. Ashley Carver    Criminology 
Mr. Youji Cheng   Community
Dr. Leanna Closson    Psychology 
Dr. Rachael Collins   Criminology
Dr. Nicole Conrad    Psychology 
Dr. Diane Crocker   Criminology
Ms. Gena Dufour   Psychology
Dr. Scott Edgar   Philosophy
Mr. Matthew Elliott   Community
Dr. John Fiset   Management
Mr. Brendan Grue   Engineering/Biology
Dr. Eric Henry   Anthropology
Dr. Chantal Hervieux   Management
Dr. Kevin Kelloway   Psychology
Dr. Natalia Kochetova   Accounting
Dr. Min-Jung Kwak   Geography and Environmental Studies
Dr. Jamie Livingston   Criminology
Dr. Luke MacDonald   Engineering
Dr. April Mandrona   Art History and Contemporary Culture, NSCAD
Dr. Nicolas Roulin   Psychology
Dr. Ron Russell   Biology
Dr. Tatjana Takseva   English
Ms. Orshy Torok   Research Ethics

Courier Address:    
Saint Mary's University
Office of Research Ethics                         
923 Robie Street, AT 202                          
Halifax, NS, B3H-3C3                                    

Proposals for research ethics review are directly sent to

The REB accepts requests at any time during regular university business hours.  If you have any questions, please contact the office for guidance at



Animal Care Committee (SMU ACC):

The SMU ACC ensures that no use of animals for display, teaching, research or testing is commenced without prior SMU ACC approval for a written animal use protocol and that all uses of animals for research or testing have been found through independent peer review to have scientific merit and that all uses of animals for display or teaching have been found through independent peer review to have pedagogical merit.  In its work, the SMU ACC abides by the regulations and guidelines of the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC).

The following can be used as contact information for the SMU ACC:

Dr. Kevin Vessey, Acting Chair of the Animal Care Committee
Professor, Department of Biology
Atrium Building 309
Phone: 902-491-6608 

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