Human Research Protections

Office Directory

Our staff are working entirely remotely.  Phone lines are still operational and messages are checked daily.  Any of our staff members are always happy to set up a telephone or Zoom call to assist you with any questions you may have that cannot be easily addressed over email.

HRP Leadership Team

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Lauren BlumbergMS, MPH
  • Assistant Director, Regulatory Compliance
Phone: 646-369-3751
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Melissa EpsteinPh.D., MBE, CIP
  • Executive Director, Human Research Protections & Compliance
Phone: 646-962-8200
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Rui FerreiraMA, CIP
  • Associate Director, HRP Operations
Phone: 646-962-8200
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Sarah LeonCIP
  • Assistant Director, IRB Operations
Phone: 646-962-8200

HRP Operations Team

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Isabel Bustamante
  • Human Research QA & Education Manager
Phone: 646-962-4089
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Cecilia Brooke CholkaPh.D., CIP
  • Human Research QA & Education Manager
Phone: 646-962-2963
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Kaori Kubo GermanoPh.D.
  • Sr. Manager, Clinical Research Communications and Education
Phone: 646-962-4086
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German Jimenez
  • Human Research Compliance & Reliance Administrator
Phone: 646-962-4088
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Jessica KisenwetherPh.D., CCC-SLP, CIP
  • Human Research QA & Education Manager
Phone: 646-962-2960

Regulatory Compliance Team

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  • Sr. Human Research Compliance Specialist
Phone: 646-962-8200
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Kelly Ann BalemRN, CPN
  • Sr. Human Research Compliance Specialist
Phone: 646-962-4456
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Sabrina Paula
  • Human Research Compliance Specialist
Phone: 646-962-4435

Cancer IRB Team

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Cynthia FrancoMHA
  • Manager
Phone: 646-962-4055
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Margaret MackenzieMM
  • Sr. IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-4064
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Sabah Mahmud
  • Sr. IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-4010
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Rajvi Parmar
  • IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-4499
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Reba Yohannan
  • Sr. IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-6981

Expedited IRB Team

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Alicia Caldwell
  • IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-4405
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Spencer CampbellMFA
  • Sr. IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-4052
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Laura DintschMPA
  • IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962*4084
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Antoinette KohlmanMHROD, MA, Ph.D.
  • Sr. IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-4479
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Anjani SinghMD
  • IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-4092
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Alyssa WheelerRN, CIP
  • Manager
Phone: 646-962-4081

General IRB Team

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Brandon Bryan
  • IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-7068
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Karen Hawkins
  • Sr. IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-4497
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Jessica OrdaxMA, CIP
  • Sr. IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-2960
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Kristine PangilinanBSN
  • Manager
Phone: 646-962-4068
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Kortney RogersMHA
  • IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-4091
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Lindsay RopchockJD
  • IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-4090
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Yaritza SaavedraCIP
  • Sr. IRB Analyst
Phone: 646-962-4070
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Stephanie Sanchez
  • IRB Regulatory Associate
Phone: 646.962.8200

IRB General 2 Board

Edwin Homan
  • Instructor in Medicine
Phone: 646-962-5558

Weill Cornell Medicine Human Research Protections 575 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10022 Phone: (646) 962-8200