Staff & Members


Name Title
Clifford Gunthel, MD Co-Chair
Aryeh Stein, PhD Co-Chair
Jill Perry-Smith, PhD Vice Chair, Sociobehavioral Committee C
Larry Tune, MD Vice Chair, Biomedical Committee A1
Carlton Dampier, MD Vice-Chair, Biomedical Committee A2
Clifford Gunthel, MD Co-Chair, Biomedical Committee B1
Amelia Langston, MD Vice Chair, Biomedical Committee B2
Ann Haight, MD Vice Chair, Biomedical Committee B3
Name Title Phone
Rebecca Rousselle, BA, CIP Director (404) 712-0785
Maria Davila, MD, MA (Bioethics), CCRC, CIP Associate Director (404) 712-0724
Carol Corkran, MPH, CIP Assistant Director (404) 712-8545
Shara Karlebach, WHNP-BC, CIP
Assistant Director (404) 712-0727
Julie Martin, RN, M.Ed., CIP, CCRC Assistant Director (404) 712-0218

For complaints, please call any member of the Staff Leadership or Education/QA team.  You can also contact us on our toll-free number at 1-877-503-9797.

Name Title Phone
Reonna Taylor, BS, MPH Reliance Protocol Analyst  (404) 712-0216

All analysts process both biomedical and sociobehavioral studies, but those with a more sociobehavioral focus are denoted by "SHB"

Name Title Phone
Brandy Covington, BBA, CIP Sr. Research Protocol Analyst (404) 712-9721
Anisha Easley, BS, MPH, CIP Sr. Research Protocol Analyst (404) 712-8548
Jackson Parker, BA, CIP Sr. Research Protocol Analyst (404) 727-1674
Sam Roberts, BA, CIP Sr. Research Protocol Analyst (SHB/Public Health focus) (404) 712-0761
Daniel Roysden, PhD Sr. Research Protocol Analyst, VA Studies only (404) 712-9749
Ashton Hughes, BA Research Protocol Analyst (404) 727-3508
Amaree Lawrence, BA, MS
Research Protocol Analyst (404) 712-0738
Parul Reddy, BS Research Protocol Analyst (404) 712-0702
Emilie Scheffer, BS Research Protocol Analyst (SHB focus) (404) 712-0736
Heather Yates, BS, MPH Research Protocol Analyst (404) 712-7624
Kalifa Alexander, MPH Analyst Assistant (renewals and WIRB/CIRB) (404) 712-0792
Luis Beltran, BA Analyst Assistant (renewals and WIRB/CIRB) (404) 712-1837
Brook Cabrera Analyst Assistant (renewals and WIRB/CIRB) (404) 727-8485
Sara Choe, BA Analyst Assistant (renewals and WIRB/CIRB) (404) 712-6596
Ksenia Lyon, BA Analyst Assistant (renewals and WIRB/CIRB) (404) 712-8549
Name Title Phone
Jessica Blackburn, BS
QA and Education Sr. Research Protocol Analyst (404) 712-9698
Clarissa Dupree, BS QA and Education Analyst Assistant (404) 727-8864

For complaints, please call any member of the Education/QA team or call us at our toll free number at 1-877-503-9797

Name

Last Name

Degree(s)

VA member

Expertise

Jeremy

Ackerman

MD/PhD

No

Emerg Med, radiology

Nadia

Ali

PhD

No

Health psychologist, specializing in genetic and lysosomal storage diseases

Ana

Antun

MD

No

Hematology & Oncology

Kim

Baio

No

Brenda

Baker

PhD

No

John

Banja

PhD

No

Ethics, neuroethics

Holly

Bauser-Heaton

MD

No

PEDS Cardiology

Sarah

Benator

JD

No

Healthcare Adm Law, Public Health

Heather

Bloom

MD

Yes

Cardiology

Milton

Brown

PhD

No

Peds, endocrinology

Irene

Browne

PhD

No

Sociology, Women & Gender studie

Hui

Cai

MD

Yes

Nephrology/Physiology

Wayne

Carriker

MA

No

Prisoner representative

Krista

Charen

MPH

No

Genetics

Charles

Craig

MA

No

Self-employed; bioethics, journalism

Carlton

Dampier

MD

No

Pediatrics, sickle cell/hematology, CHOA

Laura

Deane

RN

No

Risk management, malpractice, EHC

Badi

El-Osta

MD

Yes

Head and Neck Cancers

A. Jay

Freeman

MD

No

Gastroenterology-Pediatric

Manila

Gaddh

MD

No

Hematology

James R.

Galt

PhD

No

Radiology

Katherine

Garrett

MPH/CCRC/ELS

No

Peds oncology

Carolyn (Caroline)

Gerber

PhD

Yes

VA-Nursing  Instructor=Critical Care

Natalie

Gonzalez

JD

No

public health (CDC), law

Michael

Gottschalk

MD

No

Orthopedic Surgery

Mary

Gullatte

PhD/RN

No

Nursing Admin/Oncology

Clifford

Gunthel

MD

No

Infectious Disease/Oncology

Ann

Haight

MD

No

Cancer, pediatrics, hematology, immunology, bone marrow transplant

Russ

Havlak

MS

No

Consent/Assent; epidemiology; community

Andrew

Hendrick

MD

No

Ophthalmology, retinology

Sarah Marie

Huban

MA

No

IRBs, research ethics

Jeryl

Huckaby

RRT, MS

No

William

Hutton

DSc

No

Orthopedics, engineering, cell biology, skeletal anatomy

Roberta

Kaplow

RN, PhD

No

Oncology, Critical Care (EUH)

Heidi

Karpen

MD

No

Neonatology, CHOA

Samantha

Kellar

BS

No

Business

Richard

Kuerston

MBA

No

Neurology Adm/Business

Dawn

Laney

MS, CGC

No

Genetics

Laura Britan

Lang

MPH

Yes

VA Coordinator/Rehab

Amelia

Langston

MD

No

Cancer, hematology, infectious disease, early phase drug trials

Jolinta

Lin

MD

No

Radiation Oncollogy

Jean

Luan

BS

No

Genetics

Kreton

Mavromatis

MD

Yes

VA, cardiology

Abeer

Moanna

MD

Yes

VA DESIGNATED REVIEWS- Infectious Diseases

Sarah

Myers

PhD

Yes

VA, rehab, geriatrics, mental health

Minh Ly

Nguyen

MD

No

Infectious Disease/HIV, Grady

Ajay

Nooka

MD

No

Hematology

Seth

Norrholm

PhD

Yes

VA DESIGNATED REVIEWS -Psychology

Darin

Olson

MD

Yes

VA, Endocrinology

Gabriela

Oprea

MD

No

Pathology, Oncology

Cynthia

Oster

PhD, RN

No

Cardiology, ICU

Taofeek

Owonikoko

MD, PhD

No

Medical Oncology

Saimuralidhar

Padala

PhD

No

Cardio, devices

Elsavet

Paplomata

MD

No

Oncology (Breast Cancer)

Monica Willis

Parker

MD

No

Neurology, Community Research

Jill

Perry-Smith

PhD

No

Business (Organ & Mgmt)

Madeline

Peyton

CIP

No

IRBs (Piedmont Hospital IRB)

Joe

Posid

MPH

No

epi, infectious disease, bioterrorism

Susan

Ray

MD

No

Infectious disease, adult vaccines, public health, internal medicine

Kofi

Roberts

PharmD, Rph

No

Pharmacy

Roger

Rochat

MD

No

Women & Children's Hlth

Mary

Roemer

JD

No

Law, state prosecutor

Marty

Rotter

BA

No

Human services administration

Patrick

Saunders

BA

No

Community views, journalism

Mindy

Scheithauer

PhD

No

Psychology-Pediatrics, Autism

Danielle

Schlafer

PharmD

No

Oncology drugs

Walid

Shaib

MD

No

Oncology (pancreas, colorectal, liver, stomach)

Timothy

Slesnick

MD

No

Pediatric cardiology (including cardio MRI)

Aryeh

Stein

PhD

No

Public health, nutrition, epidemiology

Conor

Steuer

MD

No

Oncology and  Hematology (head and neck)

Minal

Surati

PharmD

No

Pharmacy-Winship

Lisa

Travis

MS

No

Clinical informationist

Michael

Treadway

PhD

No

Psychology

Larry

Tune

MD

No

Clinical trials, esp. pharmaceutical trials; psychiatry; neurology; PET scanning

Deborah

Wittig-Wells

PhD, RN

No

Nursing

Inci

Yildirim

MD

No

Pediatric Infectious Disease

David

Ziemer

MD, MPH

No

Endocrinology and Metabolism