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  • Planning Committees

    Core Conference Planning Committee

    Co-Chairs:

    Albert J. Allen, MD, PhD, Senior Medical Fellow, Pediatric Capabilities, Eli Lilly and Company
    Elizabeth Buchanan, PhD, Endowed Chair and Director, Center for Applied Ethics; Acting Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, University of Wisconsin Stout

    Members:

    Melissa Abraham, PhD, MS, Director, Research Ethics Consultation Unit, Division of Clinical Research; Associate Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor; Faculty Associate, Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School
    John R. Baumann, PhD, Associate Vice President for Research Compliance, Office of Research Compliance, Office of Vice President for Research, Indiana University
    Alexander M. Capron, LLB, University Professor; Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics, University of Southern California
    Brenda Curtis, PhD, MSPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry – Addictions, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
    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
    Susan S. Fish, PharmD, MPH, Professor, Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine
    Celia B. Fisher, PhD, Marie Ward Doty Endowed University Chair and Professor of Psychology; Director, Center for Ethics Education, Fordham University
    John Lantos, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine; Director, Children's Mercy Bioethics Center, Children's Mercy Hospital
    Laura Odwazny, JD, MA, Senior Attorney, Office of the General Counsel, US DHHS
    Pearl O’Rourke, MD, Director, Human Research Affairs, Partners HealthCare System, Inc.
    Ivor Pritchard, PhD, Senior Advisor to the Director, OHRP
    Carol Weil, JD, Program Director for Ethical and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research, National Cancer Institute

    Workshop/Didactic Subcommittee

    Co-Chairs:

    Janet C. Donnelly, RAC, CIP, Policy Analyst, Office of Good Clinical Practice, FDA
    Michelle Feige, MSW, LCSW-C, Executive Vice President, AAHRPP, Inc.

    Members:

    Misti Ault Anderson, MS, MA, Senior Advisor for Public Health Education, Division of Education and Development, OHRP
    Mina P. Busch, MS, CCRP, CIP, Program Manager, Human Research Education and Outreach, Office of Research Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    Karla Childers, MSJ, Senior Director, Strategic Projects, Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Johnson & Johnson
    Nichelle Cobb, PhD, Director, Health Sciences IRBs Office, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
    Robert W. Frenck, Jr., MD, Interim Director, Division of Infectious Diseases; Medical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center
    Kate Gallin Heffernan, JD, Partner, Verrill Dana LLP
    Leslie M. Howes, MPH, CIP, Managing Director, Office of Human Research Administration, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
    Yvonne Lau, MBBS, MBHL, PhD, Director, Division of Education and Development, OHRP
    Scott J. Lipkin, DPM, CIP, Managing Director, Ankura Consulting Group
    Andrea R. McDowell, PhD, IRB Administrator; Lecturer, Business Communication, Albers School of Business and Economics; Lecturer, Russian and Soviet Literature and Film, Seattle University
    Robert E. Nobles, DrPH, MPH, CIP, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research for Responsible Conduct of Research and Institutional Research Integrity, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    Linda E. Petree, BA, CIP, HRPP Director, University of New Mexico
    Stephen Poppel, PhD, CFA, Nonaffiliated IRB Member, Rockefeller University
    Sharon Shriver, PhD, Director of Programs, PRIM&R
    Megan Kasimatis Singleton, JD, MBE, CIP, Assistant Dean for Human Research Protection; Director, Human Research Protection Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Sarah White, MPH, CIP, Executive Director, Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University
    Rachel Zand, PhD, Director, Human Research Ethics, University of Toronto

    Poster Abstract Subcommittee

    Co-Chairs:

    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

    Members:

    Emily E. Anderson, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago
    Stacy Chandna, MS, CIP, Director, Human Research Protection Program, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
    Jeremy J. Corsmo, MPH, CIP, CHRC, Senior Director, Office of Research Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
    Adriana Encinas, MPH, CIP, IRB Manager, Human Subjects Protection Program, University of Arizona
    Samantha M. Ferrante, MS, IRB Analyst II, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Sarah Fowler-Dixon, PhD, CIP, Education Specialist, Clinical Research Management and Research Ethics; Instructor, Washington University in St. Louis
    Lauren Hartsmith, JD, Policy Analyst, Division of Policy and Assurances, Office of Human Subjects Research, OHRP
    Le'Quan Jackson, CIP, IRB Administrator, University of California, Irvine
    Hallie Kassan, MS, CIP, Director, Human Research Protection Program, Northwell Health
    Sana Khoury-Shakour, Director, Office of Research Compliance Review, University of Michigan
    Michael Linke, PhD, CIP, IRB Chair; Associate Professor; Health Science Officer, Cincinnati VA Medical Center; Chair, Central IRB, StrokeNet, NIH
    Candice M. Loeb, CIP, 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
    Brenda L. Ruotolo, BA, CIP, Executive Director, Human Research Protection Office, Columbia University
    Cheryl A. Savini, CIP, Senior Vice President, The HRP Consulting Group
    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