Institutional Review Board

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Transaction  East Campus IRB  West Campus IRB 
iRIS Questions Sathya Chandrasekar or Sharifa Nelson
Applications - Exempt Sathya Chandrasekar or Sharifa Nelson
Applications - Expedited Jeanne Bellino, Jamie Hanley, or Urvashi Arora
Applications - Full Board Nikol Celestine Jamie Hanley or Urvashi Arora
Amendments - Exempt Sathya Chandrasekar David Wallach
Amendments - Expedited Jeanne Bellino Elizabeth Paljevic
Amendments - Full Board Nikol Celestine Elizabeth Paljevic
Progress Reports - Expedited Jackie Figueroa Joshua Massei
Progress Reports - Full Board Jackie Figueroa Joshua Massei
Reportable Events (e.g. AEs & Deviations) David Wallach Kathleen O'Connor
Emergency Drug/Device Use Requests
     and Humanitarian Devices
Melissa Epstein Kathleen O'Connor Sathya Chandrasekar Joshua Massei
Other David Wallach

IRB Administration

David Wallach, MPH, CIP 718.430.2237  Director
Melissa Epstein, PhD, CIP 718.430.2751  Administrator

Education and Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement

Marina Tuzova, MD, PhD, MPH 718.430.2268 QA & Education Coordinator
Kathleen O'Connor, RN, BSN, CIP 718.798.0406 x228   QM Analyst

IRB Operations - East Campus

Michael Reichgott, MD, PhD 718.430.4082  Chair
Nikol Celestine 718.430.2255  IRB Administrator
Sathya Chandrasekar, MS 718.430.2776  IRB Software Analyst
Jeanne Bellino 718.430.2237  IRB Specialist
Jackie Figueroa 718.430.2237  IRB Specialist
Jacqueline Rivera 718.430.2237  Receptionist

IRB Operations - West Campus

Shlomo Shinnar, MD, PhD 718.920.4378  Chair
Urvashi Arora, MA, CIP, CIM 718.798.0406 x223  IRB Administrator
Elizabeth Paljevic, BA 718.798.0406 x225   Research Compliance Analyst
Jamie Hanley, MPH 718.798.0406 x231  IRB Analyst
Joshua Massei, MBA 718.798.0406 x232   IRB Analyst
Sharifa Nelson, MPH 718.798.0406 x227   IRB Specialist
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