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Institutional Review Board (IRB) Contacts





Pamela I. Erickson, Ph.D. Chair, IRB (860) 486-5123
Douglas Bradway, M.A., CIP IRB Program Director (860) 486-0986
Joan Levine, MPH, CIP Post Approval Monitor (860) 486-7145
Jerome H. McMurray, M.A. IRB Specialist (860) 486-5736


IRB Members

The IRB is composed of members of the University community and the local community. The individual members contribute the professional competency necessary to review specific research activities representing a broad range of disciplines through experience and expertise in their fields. In addition, the IRB seeks diversity in race, gender and cultural backgrounds to promote sensitivity to community attitudes and respect for the rights and welfare of human subjects. If you are interested in serving on the IRB, contact the IRB Office. For more information about membership on the IRB please see the Policy and Procedures Manual.

The fully convened IRB meets approximately every three weeks on the Storrs campus and is made up of the following members:

IRB Chair: Pamela I. Erickson, Ph.D.
Phone: (860) 486-1736
Fax: (860) 486-1044
IRB Vice-Chair: TBD
Douglas Bradway, M.A., CIP
Research Compliance Services
Stephany Santos, M.S.
Graduate Student Member
Biomedical Engineering
William Dennett, M.A.
Community/Unaffiliated Member
Beth Russell, Ph.D.
Human Development and Family Studies
Deborah Fein, Ph.D.
Psychological Sciences
Lisa Sanetti, Ph.D.
Educational Psychology
Ethel Mantzaris, B.A
Community/Unaffiliated Member (Prisoner Representative)
Martha Sternberg-Ennis, M.D.
Student Health Services
Diana M. Sobieraj, Pharm.D.
Pharmacy Practice

Alternate IRB Members

Kristin Bissell, M.D.