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Social and Behavioral Sciences Committee

Print Committee Roster: Behavioral Science Committee

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 Minister, Community Member (NS)
Benjamin W. Hornsby, Ph.D. Hearing and Speech Sciences
Taneya Koonce, MSLS, MPH Information Sciences/Public Health
Chris Lemons, PhD Special Education
Jason Slagle, PhD Anesthesiology
Jeremy Neal, PhD, CNM, RN Nursing
Anna Lopez Prisoner Representative, Community Member (NS)
Jonathan Hiskey, PhD Political Sciences/Latin Studies




Robert Anderson, DNP Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Jennifer A. Bounds Homemaker, Community Member (NS)
Donna Jo Carey, A.S. Prison Ministry, Community Member (NS)
Emily Chan, M.D., Ph.D. Hematology/Oncology
Deepa Chandrasekaran, OD, MS Optometry
Mistey Cook, BS Public Relations, Community Member (NS)
Karen D’Apolito, Ph.D., A.P.R.N. Nursing, Maternal and Child Health
Roger R. Dmochowski, M.D. Urology
Stephany Duda, PhD Clinical Psychology/Health Services Research
Candace Floyd Editor/Writer, Community Member (NS)
Zachary E. Fox, MSIS Library and Information Science
David Francis, M.D. Otolaryngology
Katherine Gargulio, MSN Nursing, Pediatric Infectious Disease
William Grissom, PhD Biomedical Engineering
Brenton Harrison, BBA Insurance, Community Member (NS)
Leigh Howard, M.D. Pediatrics Infectious Diseases
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
Velma Murry, Ph.D. Human and Organizational Development
Olalekan Oluwole, M.D. Hematology/Oncology
Devang Pastakia, M.D. Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Neeraja Peterson, M.D. Internal Medicine
Todd Ricketts, Ph.D. Hearing and Speech
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
Casey Stupka, A.S. Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)
Patricia Totty, MA Psychology
Kimberly Towers, B.S. Law Enforcement, Community Member (NS)
Pietro Valdastri, PhD Biomedical Engineering
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