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 – April  1, 2019


Sanjay Mohan, MD - Chair

Joern-Hendrik Weitkamp, MD

Rameela Chandrasekhar, PhD

Hernan Correa, MD

Elizabeth J. Davis, MD

Manus Donahue, BS, PhD

Chris Hughes, MD

James Jackson, PsyD

Anna Lopez

Kimberly Towers, BS

Hematology, Oncology

Neonatology, Pediatric Infectious Diseases


Pediatric Pathology

Medical Oncology


Anesthesiology, Critical Care

Clinical Psychology, Health Services Research

Homemaker, Prisoner Representative (NS)

Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)


Alexander Agthe, MD, PhD Neonatology
Mallory Blasingame, MA Information Science
Evan Brittain, MD, MSCI Cardiology
Ryan Bult, MEd Ministry/Education, Prisoner Rep., Community Member (NS)
Jennifer A. Bounds Homemaker, Community Member (NS)
Mistey Cook, B.S. Public Relations, Community Member (NS)
Stephany Duda, PhD Biomedical Informatics
Paul Brent Ferrell M.D. Hematology/Oncology(NS)
Candace Floyd Editor/Writer, Community Member (NS)
Zachary E. Fox, MSIS Library and Information Science
William Grissom, PhD Biomedical Engineering
Brenton Harrison, BBA Business, Community Member (NS)
Jonathan Hiskey, Ph.D. Political Science
Benjamin Hornsby, PhD Hearing and Speech Sciences
Wade Iams, MD Hematology/Oncology
James C. Jackson, Psy.D. Clinical Psychology/Health Services Research
Burl Johnson, BS, Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)
Lani A. Kajihara-Liehr, M.S.N., F.N.P Pediatric Nursing
David Kent, M.D. Otolaryngology
Christine Konradi, PhD Pharmacology
Taneya Koonce, MSLS, MPH Information Sciences/Public Health
Sheila Kusnoor, PhD Neuroscience, Heath Knowledge Information
Chris Lemons, Ph.D. Special Education
James A.S. Muldowney, M.D. Cardiovascular Medicine
Harvey J. Murff, M.D., MPH Internal Medicine
Jeremy Neal, PhD, CNM, RN Nursing
Michael O’Connor, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonology
Olalekan Oluwole, M.D. Hematology/Oncology
Neeraja B. Peterson, M.D. Internal Medicine
Carolyn Rambo Business, German, Community Member (NS)
Todd Rice, MD, MSc Pulmonary/Critical Care
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
Emmanuel Volanakis, M.D. Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Mary Kay Washington, M.D. Surgical Pathology/Oncology
Annette Williams, MLIS Library and Information Sciences
Derek Williams, MD Pediatrics
Saralyn R. Williams, M.D. Clinical Toxicology
Jo Wilson, MD, MPH Psychiatry/Epidemiology