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 – August 10, 2021


Manus Donahue, PhD - Chair

Elizabeth Davis, MD - Vice Chair

Hernan Correa, MD

Sanjay Mohan, MD

Joern-Hendrik Weitkamp, MD

Chris Hughes, MD

Cathy Maxwell, PhD, RN

Jason Park, MD, PhD

Anna Lopez

Brenton Harrison, BBA

Radiology, Neurology

Medical Oncology

Pediatric Pathology

Hematology, Oncology

Neonatology, Pediatric Infectious Disease

Anesthesiology, Critical Care

Nursing, Research on Aging


Homemaker, Prisoner Representative (NS)

Business, Community Member (NS)


  • Alexander Agthe, MD, PhD Neonatology
    Mallory Blasingame, MA Information Science
    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
    Stephany Duda, PhD Biomedical Informatics
    Paul Brent Ferrell M.D. Hematology/Oncology(NS
    Will Grissom, PhD, Biomedical Engineering
    Elizabeth Harris, Prisoner Representative (NS)
    Jonathan Hiskey, Ph.D. Political Science
    Benjamin Hornsby, PhD Hearing and Speech Sciences
    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
    Neeraja B. Peterson, M.D. Internal Medicine
    Carolyn Rambo Business, German, Community Member (NS)
    Megan M. Saylor, Ph.D. Psychology and Human Development
    David Schlundt, PhD Behavioral Health and Medicine/Psychology
    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
    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