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Social and Behavioral Sciences Committee

Print Committee Roster: Behavioral and Social Sciences


Vanderbilt Human Research Protection Program
Behavioral Sciences Committee – Institutional Review Board
OHRP Registration Identification – IRB00000477

The Behavioral Sciences Committee meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 8:30AM. Meeting locations are subject to change. Please call the VHRPP office to confirm meeting location (322-2918).

Effective – December 12, 2017



Chair – David Schlundt, Ph.D. Behavioral Medicine, Health Psychology
Vice-Chair – Megan Saylor, Ph.D. Psychology and Human Development
Antoni Sinkfield, MDiv. Ministry, Community Member
Benjamin W. Hornsby, Ph.D. Hearing and Speech Sciences
Taneya Koonce, MSLS, MPH Information Sciences/Public Health
Chris Lemons, PhD Special Education
Christine Konradi, PhD Pharmacology
Jeremy Neal, PhD, CNM, RN Nursing
Anna Lopez Prisoner Representative, Community Member (NS)
Jonathan Hiskey, PhD Political Sciences/Latin Studies




Alexander Agthe, MD, PhD Neonatology
Jim Atkinson, MD, PhD Pathology
Jennifer A. Bounds Homemaker, Community Member (NS)
Evan Brittain, MD, MSCI Cardiology
Deepa Chandrasekaran, OD, MS Optometry
Mistey Cook, BS Public Relations, Community Member (NS)
Elizabeth Davis, M.D. Hematology/Oncology
Manus Donahue, BS, PhD Neurology
Stephany Duda, PhD Clinical Psychology/Health Services Research
Paul Brent Ferrell, M.D. Hematology/Oncology
Rick Flores Business, Community Member (NS)
Candace Floyd Editor/Writer, Community Member (NS)
Zachary E. Fox, MSIS Library and Information Science
William Grissom, PhD Biomedical Engineering
Brenton Harrison, BBA Insurance, Community Member (NS)
Chris Hughes, M.D. Anesthesiology/Critical Care
James C. Jackson, Psy.D. Clinical Psychology/Health Services Research
Burl Johnson, B.A. Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)
Lani A. Kajihara-Liehr, M.S.N., F.N.P. Pediatric Nursing
Mary E. Keebler, M.D. Cardiology/Cardiovascular Disease
David Kent, M.D. Otolaryngology
Shelia V. Kusnoor, Ph.D. Neuroscience/Health Knowledge Information
Daniel J. Lenihan, M.D. Cardiovascular Medicine
Sanjay Mohan, M.D. Hematology/Oncology
James A.S, Muldowney, M.D. Cardiovascular Medicine
Harvey J. Murff, M.D., MPH Internal Medicine
Michael O’Connor, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonary
Olalekan Oluwole, M.D. Hematology/Oncology
Aylin Ozgener Homemaker, Community Member
Neeraja Peterson, M.D. Internal Medicine
Carolyn Rambo Business, German, Community Member
Todd Rice, MD, MSc Pulmonary/Critical Care
G. Kyle Rybczyk, R.N.C., F.N.P. Nursing, Infectious Disease
Cynthia Seifert, M.Div. Divinity, Community Member (NS)
Megan Simmons, DNP Geriatric Mental Health, Nursing
Jason Slagle, PhD Anesthesiology
Casey Stupka, A.S. Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)
Kimberly Towers, B.S. Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)
Emmanuel Volanakis, M.D. Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Mary Kay Washington, M.D. Surgical Pathology/Oncology
Hendrik Weitkamp, M.D. Neonatology/Pediatric Infectious Disease
Annette Williams, MLIS Library and Information Sciences
Derek Williams, M.D. Pediatrics
Saralyn R. Williams, M.D. Clinical Toxicology