IRB Rosters

IRB members come from diverse backgrounds and have a broad range of both scientific and non-scientific expertise. The following are the membership rosters for each board, current as of  February 1, 2021.

Medical Sciences IRB-A

IRB Number: IRB00005621

 

Member

Primary Scientific or
Nonscientific Specialty

Comments
Thomas Sick, Ph.D. Neurology Chair; Other Scientist; Incapacitated Adults
Paul Palmberg, M.D., Ph.D. Ophthalmology Vice Chair; Physician Scientist; Other Scientist
Martin Bilsker, M.D. Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease Physician Scientist
Jeremy Deni, Pharm.D. Research Pharmacy Other Scientist; Children
Iris Cusine-Ortega Accounting, Human Resources Unaffiliated Member; Non-scientist
Stephanie Venero, M.B.A Regulatory Affairs, Chemistry, Healthcare Administration Other Scientist; Children
Allan Rodriguez, M.D. Internal Medicine, Immunology Physician Scientist; Incapacitated Adults

 

Medical Sciences IRB-B

IRB Number: IRB00005622

Member Primary Scientific or
NonScientific Specialty
Comments
Howard Landy, M.D. Neurological Surgery, Radiation Oncology Chair; Physician Scientist; Children; Incapacitated Adults
Stephen Richman, M.D. Internal Medicine, Hematology/Oncology Vice Chair; Physician Scientist
Lucas Beeler, PharmD., CCRC Research Pharmacy Other scientist
Stephanie Venero, M.B.A. Regulatory Affairs, Chemistry, Healthcare Administration Other Scientist; Children
Judith Hurley, M.D. Internal Medicine, Hematology/Oncology Physician Scientist, Pregnant Women and Neonates
Jean Jose, D.O. Radiology, Molecular Biology Physician Scientist, Children, Incapacitated Adults
Gina D'Amato, M.D. Hematology/ Oncology Physician Scientist
Iris Cusine-Ortega Accounting, Human Resources Unaffiliated Member; Non-scientist

 

Medical IRB-C

IRB Number: IRB00006078

Member Primary Scientific or
Nonscientific Specialty
Comments
Daniel Kett, M.D. Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine Chair; Physician Scientist; Incapacitated Adults
Jonell Potter, R.N., Ph.D. Nursing Vice Chair; Other Scientist; Pregnant Women and Neonates; Children
Jose Castro, M.D. Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Physician Scientist; Prisoners
Aditi Dhir, M.D. Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Physician Scientist; Children
Philip Harvey, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Other Scientist; Children; Incapacitated Adults
Iris Cusine-Ortega Accounting, Human Resources Unaffiliated Member; Non-scientist
Stephanie Venero, M.B.A. Regulatory Affairs, Chemistry, Healthcare Administration Other Scientist; Children

UM Central IRB

IRB Number: IRB00010711

Member Primary Scientific or
Nonscientific Specialty
Comments
Thomas Sick, Ph.D. Neurology Chair; Other Scientist; Incapacitated Adults
Gianluca Iacobellis, MD Endocrinology Vice Chair; Physician Scientist
Hermes Florez, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Physician Scientist; Incapacitated Adults
Evelyne Bital, M.A. Regulatory Affairs, Liberal Arts Non-scientist
Gary Feinberg, BA  Liberal arts Non-scientist
Mabel E. Algeciras, Ph.D. Regulatory Affairs, Neuroscience Other Scientist
Daniel Nobel, Pham.D., B.C.P.S. Pharmacy Other Scientist; Children

Social and Behavioral Sciences IRB

IRB Number: IRB00000260

Member Primary Scientific or
Nonscientific Specialty
Comments
Victoria Behar-Zusman, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Chair; Other Scientist; Children; Incapacitated Adults
Walter Secada, Ph.D Education Vice  Chair; Other Scientist; Children
Vivienne Carrasco, M.P.H. Regulatory Affairs, Public Health Other Scientist
Sheppard Faber, J.D. Law Unaffiliated Member; Non-scientist
David Loewenstein, Ph.D. Clinical Neuropsychology Other Scientist; Incapacitated Adults
Daniel Messinger, Ph.D. Developmental Psychology/Pediatrics Other Scientist; Children
John Bryan Page, Ph.D. Anthropology Other Scientist; Children; Incapacitated Adults

Alternate Members

Member Primary Scientific or
Nonscientific Specialty
Comments
Michael Alessandri, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Other Scientist; Children; Incapacitated Adults
Ofelia Alvarez, M.D. Pediatrics, Hematology Scientist; Children
Debbie Anglade, PhD, RN, MSN, LHRM, CPHQ, CCM Nursing Other Scientist; Incapacitated Adults
Gabriel Blaschke, DM, M.B.A Business Scientist
Doralis Bugallo, BGS Regulatory Affairs Non-scientist
William Cade, MPH Biostatistics Scientist
Andrew D'Adesky, J.D. Law Unaffiliated Member; Non-scientist
Jean Raymond Dauphin, O.D. Family Medicine, Radiation Oncology Physician Scientist; Prisoners
David Davis, PhD Neurology Other Scientist
Cristy de la Portilla, M.A. Regulatory Affairs, Mental Health Counseling Other Scientist
Justin DiBiasio, J.D. Law Unaffiliated Member; Non-scientist
Denise Dimitriu, BGS Regulatory Affairs, Communication  Non-Scientist
Di Ding, M.S., Ph.D. Regulatory Affairs, Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Other Scientist
Moataz Elthouky, PhD Biomedical Engineering/Kinesiology Scientist
Anthony Fernandez, B.S. Regulatory Affairs, Recreation & Sports Management Non-scientist
Karla Fongyee, B.A. Regulatory Affairs, Health Services Administration Other Scientist
Yaslaime Fraga, B.S. Regulatory Affairs, Business Non-scientist
Elizabeth J. Franzmann, M.D. Otolaryngology, Surgery Physician Scientist
Mitscher Gajardo, B.A. Regulatory Affairs, Management Non-scientist
Angel Gallusi, BA Regulatory Affairs Non-Scientist
Cindy Gates, J.D., CIP Regulatory Affairs Other Scientist
Myrtha Gregoire-Bottex, MD Pediatrics Physician Scientist
Jeffrey Groom, CRNA Anesthesiology Scientist
Rosario Isasi, JD, MPH Regulatory Affairs Other Scientist; Children, economically disadvantaged
Sari Izenwasser, PhD Neuroscience Scientist
Elisa Krill-Jackson, M.D. Hematology/Oncology Physician Scientist; Economically Disadvantaged
Karen Legagneur, B.S. Regulatory Affairs, Psychology Other Scientist
Silvina Levis, M.D. Gerontology, Endocrinology, Nuclear Medicine Physician Scientist, Children
Sergio Litewka, M.D., PhD Surgery Bioethics Physician Scientist
Armando Luzula, B.A. Regulatory Affairs, Geography, History, Sociology Non-scientist
Yoichiro Natori, M.D., MPH Infectious Diseases/Solid Organ Transplant Physician Scientist
Anna Nichols, M.D., Ph.D. Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, Neuroscience & Physiology Physician Scientist, Other Scientist, Children
Ana Palacio, M.D. Medicine Physician Scientist
Andre Portuando, BA Management Non-scientist
Anna Price, Ph.D., Rev. Higher Education Administration Unaffiliated Member; Non-scientist; Prisoners
Yehuda Raveh, M.D. Anesthesiology Physician Scientist
Adriana Robledo, B.S. Regulatory Affairs, Biology Other Scientist
Nina Rortvedt; B.S. Regulatory Affairs, Health Science Other Scientist 
Meghan Stein, BA Regulatory Affairs, HAS Other Scientist 
Leonardo Tamariz, M.D. Internal Medicine Physician Scientist
Francesco Vendrame, M.D., Ph.D. Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Physician Scientist
Kenia Viamonte, M.A. Regulatory Affairs, Liberal Studies Non-scientist