Senior Analyst, HRPP
April Ortegon is a senior analyst for the Human Research Protection Program. She will
educate the research community on IRB development, ethical conduct of human subject
research, and federal regulations that govern the IRB. April will assist with pre
and post reviews of the IRB.
Originally from El Paso, Texas, April received both her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/Sociology
and a Master of Arts in Sociology from Texas Tech University. Her research interests
were secondary immigrant students and educational outcomes.
Previously, April worked as an analyst in Undergraduate Admissions for Texas Tech
University. April has a passion for teaching and serving others, this is noted in
her experience as an instructor for Women and Gender Studies, a teaching assistant
for the Department of Sociology, and a tutor for the Marsha Sharp Center. In her spare
time, she enjoys reading, volunteering for her church, and spending time with her
fiancé and family.