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 1, 2021


Manus Donahue, BS, PhD - Chair

Elizabeth Davis, MD - Vice Chair

Stephany Duda, PhD

Hernan Correa, MD

Sanjay Mohan, MD

Joern-Hendrik Weitkamp, MD

Chris Hughes, MD

William Grissom, PhD

Anna Lopez

Brenton Harrison

Radiology, Neurology

Medical Oncology

Biomedical Informatics

Pediatric Pathology

Hematology, Oncology

Neonatology, Pediatric Infectious Disease

Anesthesiology, Critical Care

Biomedical Engineering

Homemaker, Prisoner Representative (NS)

Business, 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)
Elizabeth Card, RNC, FNP Cardiology, Nursing
Mistey Cook, B.S. Public Relations, Community Member (NS)
Ciaran Considine, PhD, Neurology, Cognitive Disorders
Rameela Chandrasekhar, PhD Biostatistics
Paul Brent Ferrell M.D. Hematology/Oncology(NS)
Candace Floyd Editor/Writer, Community Member (NS)
Elizabeth Harris, Prisoner Representative (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
Andrew Johnson, MD Emergency Medicine
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
Jennifer Ledford, PhD, 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
Kimberly Towers, Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)
Jason Slagel, Ph.D. Human Factors/Psychology
Emmanuel Volanakis, M.D. Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Kate VonWahlde, MS, Clinical Trials Management
Mary Kay Washington, M.D. Surgical Pathology/Oncology
James Wilkinson, MD, MPH Pediatrics
Annette Williams, MLIS Library and Information Sciences
Saralyn R. Williams, M.D. Clinical Toxicology
Jo Wilson, MD, MPH Psychiatry/Epidemiology