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Biomedical Research IRB Members

Note: An IRB may invite individuals with competence in a special area to assist in the review of issues that require expertise beyond or in addition to that available on the IRB. These individuals may not vote with the IRB.

IRB Meeting Schedule

Biomedical IRB Members 

  • Patricia Jones, PhD – Chair
    Associate Director for Research
    Beckman Institute
    Scientist Affiliate 
  • Anita Balgopal, PhD
    Director
    Office for the Protection of Research Subjects
    Scientist Affiliate
  • Nicholas Burd, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Kinesiology & Community Health
    Scientist Affiliate
  • Belinda De La Rosa, MPH
    Director, Testing Center & Assessment
    Office of the Dean of Students
    Scientist Affiliate 
  • Lyndon J. Goodly, DVM
    Associate Vice Chancellor/Director
    Division of Animal Resources
    Scientist Affiliate 
  • Yih-Kuen Jan, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Kinesiology & Community Health
    Scientist Affiliate 
  • Sandra Jones
    Non-Scientist Non-Affiliate 
  • Sean Mullen, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Kinesiology & Community Health
    Scientist Affiliate  
  • Nancy Pogue, PhD
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    College of Nursing
    Scientist Affiliate  
  • Gillian Cooke Snyder, PhD
    Research Development Specialist
    Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Initiative
    Scientist Affiliate  
  • Ada Sum, MD
    Carle Clinic
    Urbana on Windsor
    Scientist Affiliate  
  • Kenneth Wilund, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Kinesiology & Community Health
    Scientist Affiliate  
  • Dustin Yocum, MA
    Human Subjects Research Manager
    Office for the Protection of Research Subjects
    Non-Scientist Affiliate  

Alternate Members

  • Diane Beck, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Psychology
    Scientist Affiliate
  • M. Kathleen Buetow, MD
    Carle Clinic
    Urbana on Windsor
    Scientist Affiliate
  • Sheila Ferguson, LCSW
    Non-Scientist Non-Affiliate
  • Jennifer Ford, MS
    Human Subjects Research Specialist
    Office for the Protection of Research Subjects
    Non-Scientist Affiliate
  • Rhonda Kirts, MS
    Associate Dean of Students
    Office of the Dean of Students
    Non-Scientist Affiliate
  • Rebecca Miller, MSW
    Human Subjects Research Specialist
    Office for the Protection of Research Subjects
    Non-Scientist Affiliate
  • Alisa Ortiz, MP
    Human Subjects Research Specialist
    Office for the Protection of Research Subjects
    Non-Scientist Affiliate

Prisoner Representative

Presence counts toward a quorum of Subpart C Review Alternate Prisoner Representative

  • Jessie Krienert, PhD
    Professor
    Criminal Justice Sciences Prisoner Representative
    Illinois State University
    Scientist Non-Affiliate

Alternate Prisoner Representative

  • Rebecca Ginsburg, PhD, JD
    Associate Professor
    Education Policy, Organization & Leadership
    Scientist Affiliate