Dr. Ken Silver, assistant professor in the
Department of Environmental Health, has been
appointed to serve as a member of the DOE-wide
Central Beryllium Institutional Review Board
(CBeIRB) for three years. The initial appointment
was made in August 2005.
The CBeIRB, under the management of Oak Ridge
Associated Universities, is charged under the
Common Rule and the Department of Health and Human
Services (45 CFR 46) and the Department of Energy
(DOE) (10 CFR 745) with the protection of human
subjects included in research on beryllium
exposure, testing or disease funded by DOE, or
involving the DOE workforce conducted at all sites
within the DOE.