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Institutional Review Board (IRB)

IRB Board Members

 

 

The IRB operates under two Boards, IRB X and IRB FC. The members of each Board are listed below.

Name    
Smith, Katherine, Ph.D. HBS Behavior, and Society Qualitative methods; Sociologist with research interests around the social determinants of health behavior

Babalola, Stella O, Ph.D.

 

HBS Strategic Communication, gender issues, adolescent reproductive health, and qualitative audience studies
Caulfield, Laura, Ph.D. H Maternal and child health, nutrition, nutrition and child health surveillance information systems
Davis, Dr. Precious T. U Community Member
Ehrhardt, Stephan, M.D. IH Clinical Trials, prevention and treatment of infectious disease
Robinson, Courtland Ph.D. IH Humanitarian Emergencies and Disasters, Hidden/Marginalized populations, human rights, demographic estimation
Skinner, Ann MSW HPM Survey Research Methods, Patient reported Outcomes, Mental Health Services Research, Health Services Research, Mentally Ill, Elderly

https://my.jhsph.edu/sites/ors/expedited/default.aspx

IRB - FC Primary Members

Name Dept. Reviewer Expertise

Katz, Joanne, SC.D.

IH

International Health

epidemiology, ophthalmology, biostatistics, community trials, blindness, visual impairment, glaucoma, cataract, trachoma, refractive error, ocular trauma, , micronutrients, , reproductive health

Adeyemi, Sherry, B.S. Unaffiliated  BCHD Contract Service Specialist - (Operations Officer)

Dept. of Corrections and Reentry

Ali, Joseph, JD BA IH (Primary Division is Health Systems) Bioethics; Research Ethics; Digital Health; Capacity Strengthening Consent; Health Policy and Systems Research; Disease Surveillance
Decker, Michele SC.D. PFRH

Social Epidemiology

gender-based violence (e.g., sexual assault, intimate partner violence, sex trafficking), its prevention, and its implications for sexual and reproductive health (e.g., STI/HIV, unintended pregnancy), using qualitative and quantitative methods.

Durbin, Anna, MD

IH

International Health

Clinical trials, vaccine trials, Phase 1 and 2 trials, flaviviruses, malaria, infectious diseases

Gallo, Joe, MD

MH

Mental Health

Depression in older adults; medical comorbidity; mixed methods in health services research.

 

Himelfarb, Margaret, MPH

 

N/A Scientific

Owczarzak, Jill, Ph.D

HBS

Qualitative Research Methods medical anthropologist with expertise in exploring the influence of cultural, social, and political forces on health disparities

 

Rexroad, Vivian, Pharm.D.

P&T P&T
drugs, herbal, biological, vitamins, medications

 

Roundtree, Tiffany

 

Unaffiliated  Non Scientific

Ruff, Andrea, MD

IH

International Health

HIV, Pediatrics, TB

https://my.jhsph.edu/sites/ors/fullcommittee/default.aspx