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, BS, PhD - Chair

Elizabeth Davis, MD - Vice Chair

Kate VonWahlde, MS

Hernan Correa, MD

Sanjay Mohan, MD

Joern-Hendrik Weitkamp, MD

Chris Hughes, MD

Cathy Maxwell, PhD, RN

Anna Lopez

Brenton Harrison

Radiology, Neurology

Medical Oncology

Clinical Trial Management

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)
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
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