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Health Sciences Committee #1

Print Committee Roster: Health Committee 1

Vanderbilt Human Research Protection Program
Health Sciences Committee 1 – Institutional Review Board
OHRP Registration Identification – IRB00000475

The Health Sciences Committee 1 meets every Thursday of the month at 11:00AM. Meeting locations are subject to change. Please call the VHRPP office to confirm meeting location (322-2918).

Effective – November 22, 2016



Chair – Saralyn Williams, M.D. Emergency Medicine, Toxicology
Vice Chair – Harvey Murff, MD, MPH Internal Medicine
Casey Stupka, AS Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)
Devang Pastakia, MD Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Mistey Cook, BS Public Relations, Community Member (NS)
Zachary Fox, MSIS Library and Information Science
Christopher Tolleson, MD Neurology
Paul Brent Ferrell, MD Hematology/Oncology
Evan Brittain, MD Cardiology
James Atkison, MD, PhD Pathology




Robert Anderson, DNP Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics
Karen Blankenship, Ph.D. Special Education
Jennifer Bounds Homemaker, Community Member (NS)
Donna Jo Carey Ministry, Community Member, Prisoner Rep. (NS)
Emily Chan, M.D., Ph.D. Hematology/Oncology
Deepa Chandrasekaran, OD, MS Optometry
Karen D’Apolito, Ph.D., A.P.R.N. Nursing, Maternal and Child Health
Roger R. Dmochowski, M.D. Urology
Stephany Duda, Ph.D Biomedical Informatics
Adam Esbenshade, M.D. Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Candace Floyd Editor/Writer, Community Member (NS)
David Francis, M.D. Otolarygnology
Katherine Gargulio, MSN Nursing, Pediatric Infectious Disease
William Grissom, PhD Biomedical Engineering
Brenton Harrison, BBA Insurance, Community Member (NS)
Jonathan Hiskey, Ph.D. Political Science
Benjamin Hornsby, PhD Hearing and Speech Sciences
Leigh Howard, M.D Pediatrics Infectious Diseases
Burl Johnson, B.A. Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)
Lani A. Kajihara-Liehr, M.S.N., F.N.P. Pediatric Nursing
Mary E. Keebler, M.D. Cardiology/Cardiovascular Disease
Taneya Koonce, MSLS, MPH Information Sciences/Public Health
Shelia V. Kusnoor, Ph.D. Neuroscience/Health Knowledge Information
Daniel J. Lenihan, M.D. Cardiovascular Medicine
Sanjay Mohan, M.D. Hematology/Oncology
James A.S. Muldowney, M.D. Cardiovascular Medicine
Harvey J. Murff, M.D., MPH Internal Medicine
Velma Murry, PhD Human and Organizational Development
Jeremy Neal, PhD, CNM, RN Nursing
Olalekan Oluwole, M.D. Hematology/Oncology
Todd Ricketts, Ph.D. Hearing and Speech
G. Kyle Rybczyk, R.N.C., F.N.P. Infectious Diseases, Nursing
Megan M. Saylor, Ph.D. Psychology and Human Development
Cynthia Seifert, M.Div. Divinity, Community Member (NS)
David Schlundt, PhD Behavioral Medicine and Health
Megan Simmons, DNP Geriatric Mental Health, Nursing
Antony Sinkfield, M.Div Ministry, Community Member (NS)
Jason Slagel, Ph.D. Human Factors/Psychology
Patricia Totty, M.A. Psychology, Community Member (NS)
Kimberly Towers, B.S. Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)
Pietro Valdastri, PhD Biomedical Engineering
Mary Kay Washington, M.D. Surgical Pathology/Oncology
Hendrik Weitkamp, M.D. Neonatology/Pediatric Infectious Disease
Annette Williams, MLIS Library and Information Sciences
Derek Williams, M.D. Pediatrics