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  • Planning Committees

    Core Conference Planning Committee


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

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


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

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

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

    Neal W. Dickert, Jr., MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine; Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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

    Sara Chandros Hull, PhD, IRB Chair; Director, Bioethics Core, National Human Genome Research Institute; Faculty, Department of Bioethics, Clinical Center, National Institutes for Health

    John D. Lantos, MD, Director, Children's Mercy Bioethics Center, Children's Mercy Hospital; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine

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

    Michele Russell-Einhorn, JD, Vice President, Human Research Protection Services; Institutional Official, Schulman IRB, Inc.; Adjunct Faculty, Masters of Regulatory Affairs Program, Northeastern University

    David H. Strauss, MD, Director of Research Operations and Compliance, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University; Associate Professor, Columbia University

    Carol Juliet Weil, JD, Program Director, Ethical and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, National Cancer Institute

    Workshop/Didactic Subcommittee


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

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


    Nichelle Cobb, PhD, Director, Health Sciences IRBs Office, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Site Visitor, AAHRPP, Inc.

    Stacey A. Donnelly, MPA, Senior Director, Strategic Operations, Chief Compliance Officer, Broad Institute

    Michelle M. Feige, MSW, LCSW-C, Executive Vice President, AAHRPP, Inc.

    Robert W. Frenck, Jr., MD, Medical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center

    Katherine Gallin Heffernan, JD, Partner; Chair, Academic and Clinical Research Group, Verrill Dana LLP

    Yvonne Lau, MBBS, MBHL, PhD, Director, Division of Education and Development, OHRP

    Ann Meeker-O'Connell, MS, Head/Senior Director; BioResearch Quality and Compliance, Johnson & Johnson

    Robert E. Nobles, II, DrPH, MPH, CIP, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research for Responsible Conduct of Research and Institutional Research Integrity, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Stephen Poppel, PhD, CFA, Unaffiliated IRB Member, Rockefeller University, City University of New York

    Megan Kasimatis Singleton, JD, MBE, CIP, Assistant Dean for Human Research Protection and Director of the Human Research Protection Program, Johns Hopkins University

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

    Elizabeth Tioupine, CIP, Senior System and Process Specialist, Office of Research; Business Systems Analyst 4, University of California, San Francisco

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

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

    Poster Abstract Subcommittee


    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

    Nancy A. Olson, JD, Director, Human Research Office and Institutional Review Boards, University of Mississippi Medical Center


    Emily E. Anderson, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine; Associate Editor, JERHRE, Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, AJOB Empirical Bioethics

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

    Susan A. Corl, MPH, CIP, CCRP, Sr. Research Compliance Specialist, Office of Compliance and Business Conduct, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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

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

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

    Sarah Fowler-Dixon, PhD, CIP, Education Specialist, Clinical Research Management and Research Ethics; Instructor, Washington University in St. Louis

    Susie R. Hoffman, RN, BSN, CIP, Director, IRB for Health Sciences Research, University of Virginia

    Le'Quan Jackson, CIP, IRB Administrator, University of California, Irvine

    Candice M. Loeb, CIP, Higher Education Consulting Associate, Huron Consulting Group

    Lindsay McNair, MD, MPH, MSB, Chief Medical Officer, WIRB-Copernicus Group

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

    Cheryl A. Savini, CIP, Senior Vice President, The HRP Consulting Group

    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 University Bloomberg School of Public Health; Core Faculty, Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics

    Alan Teller, Director of IRB Operations, Columbia University

    Don Willison, ScD, Interim Associate Director, Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Concentration; Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto