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  • Planning Committees

    Core Conference Planning Committee


    Pearl O'Rourke, MD, Director, Human Research Affairs, Partners HealthCare System, Inc.; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Laura Odwazny, JD, MA, Senior Attorney, Office of the General Counsel, US Department of Health and Human Services


    Melissa E. Abraham, PhD, MS, Chair, Human Research Committee, Partners HealthCare System, Inc.; Associate Psychologist, Massachusetts General Hospital; Faculty Associate, Center for Bioethics; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

    Albert J. Allen, MD, PhD, Senior Medical Fellow, Pediatric Capabilities, Eli Lilly and Company

    David A. Borasky, Jr., MPH, CIP, Vice President, Quality Management, Copernicus Group IRB

    Alexander M. Capron, LLB, University Professor; Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy, and Ethics, Gould School of Law; Professor of Medicine and Law, Keck School of Medicine; Co-Director, Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics; Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, University of Southern California

    Celia B. Fisher, PhD, Marie Ward Doty University Chair in Ethics; Professor of Psychology; Director, Center for Ethics Education; Director, HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute, Fordham University

    Dean R. Gallant, AB, Consultant, HRP Consulting Group, Inc. (a division of BRANY)

    Leonard Glantz, JD, Professor Emeritus of Health Law, Bioethics, and Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health

    Susan Z. Kornetsky (ex-officio), Director, Clinical Research Compliance, Boston Children's Hospital

    Ivor A. Pritchard, PhD, Senior Advisor to the Director, Office for Human Research Protections

    Michele Russel-Einhorn, JD, Vice President for Oncology Services, Central Oncology Review Division, Schulman IRB, Inc.

    David H. Strauss, MD, Director of Psychiatric Research, New York State Psychiatric Institute; Vice Chair for Research Administration, Ethics, and Policy, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry

    Elyse I. Summers, JD, President and CEO, Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc.

    Carol Juliet Weil, JD, Program Director for Ethical and Regulatory Affairs, Cancer Diagnosis Program; Non-Scientist Member, IRB, National Cancer Institute

    Workshop/Didactic Subcommittee


    Janet C. Donnelly, RAC, CIP, Policy Analyst, Office of Good Clinical Practice, Food and Drug Administration

    Scott J. Lipkin, DPM, CIP, Managing Director, Health Solutions, FTI Consulting


    Jeremy N. Block, PhD, MPP, Managing Partner, Venture Catalyst; Adjunct Professor, Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Baruch College at the City University of New York

    Elizabeth A. Buchanan, PhD, Endowed Chair and Director, Center for Applied Ethics; Acting Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, University of Wisconsin, Stout

    Stacey A. Donnelly, MPA, Senior Director, Strategic Operations; Chief Compliance Officer; Institute Official for IACUC, Broad Institute

    Michelle M. Feige, MSW, LCSW-C, Executive Vice President, Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc.

    Sharon Freitag, Director, Research Ethics Office, St. Michael's Hospital

    Yvonne Lau, MBBS, MBHL, PhD, Director, Division of Education and Development, Office for Human Research Protections

    Eric C. Mah, MHS, CIP, Assistant Dean, Clinical and Translational Research, University of California, San Diego

    Greg E. Manship, D.Bioethics, MDiv, CIP, CIM, IRB Director, University of Indianapolis

    Ann Meeker-O'Connell, MS, Head, Risk Management and External Engagement, BioResearch Quality and Compliance, Johnson & Johnson

    Julie Simpson, PhD, Director, Research Integrity Services; Affiliate Assistant Professor of College Teaching and of Education, University of New Hampshire

    Megan Kasimatis Singleton, JD, MBE, Assistant Dean for Human Research Protection; Director, Office of Human Subjects Research, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Howard Stone, JD, LLM, CIP, Deputy Director, Army Human Research Protections Office, Office of the Surgeon General, US Department of the Army Headquarters

    Sarah A. White, MPH, CIP, Director, Human Research Quality Improvement Program, Partners HealthCare System, Inc.

    Poster Abstract Subcommittee


    Susan S. Fish, PharmD, MPH, Professor, Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine

    Nancy A. Olson, JD, Director, Human Research Office, University of Mississippi Medical Center


    Emily E. Anderson, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine; Associate Editor, Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics and Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics

    Jaime Arango, EdD, CIP, Director, Educational Initiatives, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative Program (CITI)

    Hila Berger, MPH, CIP, Research Compliance Officer, Montclair State University

    Warren Capell, MD, Clinician-Scientist, CPC Clinical Research; Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes; Associate Faculty, Center for Bioethics and Humanities, University of Colorado at Denver

    Stacy Chandna, MS, CIP, Director, Human Research Protection Program, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

    Susan A. Corl, MSW, MPH, CIP, CCRP, Education and Quality Improvement Specialist, Boston Children’s Hospital

    Brenda Curtis, PhD, MSPH, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry – Addictions, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

    Samantha M. Ferrante, MS, CIP, IRB Analyst II, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    Karen N. Hale, RPh, MPH, CIP, Former Director (Retired), Office of Responsible Research Practices; Clinical Assistant Professor (retired), The Ohio State University

    Kelley O'Donoghue, MPH, CIP, Associate Vice President for Human Subject Protection, University of Rochester

    Cheryl A. Savini, CIP, Senior Vice President, HRP Consulting Group, Inc. (a division of BRANY)

    Lauren B. Solberg, JD, MTS, Assistant Professor, Program in Bioethics, Law, and Medical Professionalism, University of Florida College of Medicine

    Holly A. Taylor, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Core Faculty, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

    Alan Teller, Associate Director of IRB Operations, Columbia University

    Ilene Frances Wilets, PhD, CIP, Executive Director, IRB, New York State Psychiatric Institute

    Rachel Zand, PhD, Director, Human Research Ethics, University of Toronto