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The Institutional Review Board: Purpose and Process

Westlake, Cheryl PhD, RN, ACNS-BC; Taha, Asma A. PhD, RN, CPNP, CNS, CCRN

Section Editor(s): Buelow, Janice PhD, RN, FAAN

doi: 10.1097/NUR.0b013e3182487d8e
Using Research to Advance Nursing Practice

Author Affiliations: Professor and Associate Dean, International and Community Health Programs, Azusa, California (Dr Westlake); Assistant Professor, California State University, San Bernardino, and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Loma Linda University Medical Center, California (Dr Taha).

The authors report no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Cheryl Westlake, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, International and Community Health Programs, WC 311, 720 E Foothill Blvd, School of Nursing, Azusa Pacific University, CA 91702 (

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