Lynn Meyer founded IntegReview IRB, an Independent Ethical Review Board, and a woman-owned business, in 1999. As its current president and managing partner, she provides guidance and support to the firm as well as business development and client relations. Under her leadership, the IRB has grown to include six boards that now serve clients in the United States, Canada and Latin America as well as a wide breadth of high-profile industry research sites and sponsors.
In 2007, through her guidance and direction, IntegReview achieved full accreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP), which continues to be sustained.
As a woman-owned business, IntegReview IRB is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and is an accredited business by the Better Business Bureau.
Her career in medical research began in 1986 at one of the country's premier CROs in Austin, Texas, where she advanced from various administrative positions to an 11-year term as manager of its affiliated Institutional Review Board. During this time, she had the advantage of expanding her knowledge of managing all the nuances of a growing company while also being mentored by knowledgably regulatory affairs personnel.
In an effort to advance her career, she transferred to the Quality Assurance Department. During her training period, while reviewing approved informed consent documents that were missing basic elements of consent, she realized just how much she missed the IRB world. Her passion for protecting human research subjects encouraged her to pursue the creation of IntegReview IRB.
Lynn has been active in the Consortium of Independent Review Boards (CIRB) since its 1993 inception and currently serves as the Chair. Additionally, she represents IntegReview as a Global Impact Partner with the Society of Clinical Research Sites (SCRS). During the annual conference she a participant on panels for the breakout sessions.
She has been an invited speaker at industry conferences presenting regulatory and human subject protection topics and also conducts webinars on the same topics for various originations.
A high school graduate from a small Midwest town, she has gained working knowledge of the research industry from highly educated individuals, to whom she credits her success.
In 2007, Lynn satisfactory completed all the stated requirements to earn her Certification of Clinical Research Professionals (CCRP).