In this journal, reflect on the knowledge you have gained in this statistics course and how you envision using this information moving forward as a more informed consumer of data. Also, reflect on how you envision using this information as a researcher in a future career in the healthcare profession of Healthcare Administration/Public Health which are my majors. As an informed consumer, consider the role of the IRB in healthcare research. Review Guiding Principles of Institutional Review Boards (IRB) video on YouTube. In this journal assignment, reflect on the following: What is the purpose of the IRB? Why is it important to have surrounding research involving human subjects? Considering what you have learned about evaluating research studies, how will you evaluate research studies that you hear and read about in the news? How will having greater knowledge about this course and research affect you moving forward?