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Health Sciences Committee #2

Vanderbilt Human Research Protection Program
Health Sciences Committee 2 – Institutional Review Board
OHRP Registration Identification – IRB00000476

The Health Sciences Committee 2 meets every Wednesday of the month at 11:00AM. Meeting
locations are subject to change. Please call the VHRPP office to confirm meeting location (322-2918).

Effective – February 8, 2017



Chair – Sanjay Mohan, M.D. Hematology/Oncology
Vice-Chair – James Jackson, PsyD Clinical Psychology/Health Services Research
Brenton Harrison, BBA Business, Community Member (NS)
Mary Keebler, MD Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
Kimberly Towers, BS Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)
Joern-Hendrik Weitkamp, MD Neonatology, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Derek Williams, MD Pediatrics
Deepa Chandrasekaran, OD, MS Optometry
Chris Hughes, MD Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine
William Grissom, PhD Biomedical Engineering



Robert Anderson, DNP Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Karen Blankenship, Ph.D. Special Education
Jennifer A. Bounds Homemaker, Community Member (NS)
Donna Jo Carey, A.S. Prison Ministry, Community Member (NS)
Emily Chan, MD, PhD Hematology/Oncology
Mistey Cook, B.S. Public Relations, Community Member (NS)
Karen D’Apolito, Ph.D., A.P.R.N. Nursing, Maternal and Child Health
Roger R. Dmochowski, M.D. Urology
Stephany Duda, PhD Biomedical Informatics
Adam Esbenshade, M.D. Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Paul Brent Ferrell M.D. Hematology/Oncology(NS)
Candace Floyd Editor/Writer, Community Member (NS)
Zachary E. Fox, MSIS Library and Information Science
David Francis, M.D. Otolaryngology
Katherine Gargulio, MSN Nursing, Pediatric Infectious Disease
Jonathan Hiskey, Ph.D. Political Science
Benjamin Hornsby, PhD Hearing and Speech Sciences
Leigh Howard, M.D. Pediatrics Infectious Diseases
James C. Jackson, Psy.D. Clinical Psychology/Health Services Research
Burl Johnson, B.A. Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)
Lani A. Kajihara-Liehr, M.S.N., F.N.P Pediatric Nursing
Taneya Koonce, MSLS, MPH Information Sciences/Public Health
Sheila Kusnoor, PhD Neuroscience, Heath Knowledge Information
Daniel J. Lenihan, M.D. Cardiovascular Medicine
Anna Lopez Homemaker
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
Timothy Partlow, CPA Accounting
Devang Pastakia, M.D. Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Neeraja B. Peterson, M.D. Internal Medicine
Todd Ricketts, Ph.D. Hearing and Speech
G. Kyle Rybczyk, RNC, FNP Infectious Diseases, Nursing
Megan M. Saylor, Ph.D. Psychology and Human Development
David Schlundt, PhD Behavioral Health and Medicine/Psychology
Cynthia Seifert, M.Div. Divinity, Community Member (NS)
Megan Simmons, DNP Geriatric Mental Health, Nursing
Antony Sinkfield, M.Div Ministry, Community Member (NS)
Jason Slagel, Ph.D. Human Factors/Psychology
Casey Stupka Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)
Christopher Tolleson, MD. Neurology
Patricia Totty, M.A. Psychology, Community Member (NS)
Mary Kay Washington, M.D. Surgical Pathology/Oncology
Annette Williams, MLIS Library and Information Sciences
Saralyn R. Williams, M.D. Clinical Toxicology