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  • Planning Committees

    Core Conference Planning Committee


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

    Pearl O'Rourke, MD, Director, Human Research Affairs, Partners HealthCare System, Inc.


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

    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, University of Southern California

    Neal 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, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Director, Bioethics Core; IRB Chair, National Human Genome Research Institute

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

    Ivor 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

    Carol Weil, JD, Director for Ethical and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, 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


    Nichelle Cobb, PhD, Director, Health Sciences IRBs Office, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

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

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

    Katherine Gallin Heffernan, JD, Counsel, Verrill Dana LLP

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

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

    Ann Meeker-O'Connell, MS, Senior Director; BioResearch Quality and Compliance, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Family of Companies

    Robert Nobles, 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

    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 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, 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, Assistant Professor of Bioethics, Loyola University Chicago

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

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

    Brenda Curtis PhD, MSPH, Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry – Addictions, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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

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

    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 Ed 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, Principal, COO, HRP Consulting Group, Inc.

    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, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

    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