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Contact

Location and Main Office Contact Information:

East Baltimore Campus (Central Office)
1620 McElderry St., Reed Hall - B130, Baltimore, MD 21205-1911
Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm only
(Mail also can be dropped off anytime at the 1st floor Guard's desk and placed in the JHM-IRB mailbox.)

Bayview Medical Center Campus- JHAAC 1B39
Monday 9:00-12:00 & 3:00-5:00

For General IRB Questions:

Phone:410-955-3008
Fax:410-955-4367 
E-Mail: jhmeirb@jhmi.edu

For eIRB Technical Assistance and Training Questions:

Individuals with questions about IRB processing or questions about specific applications should call the help desk at phone: 410-502-2092 or e-Mail: jhmeirb@jhmi.edu. For after hours or weekend technical support, email the eIRB Help Desk. We will contact you as soon as possible.

Calls and email that cannot be addressed directly with the Help Desk are routed to an appropriate OHSR staff member.

  • Questions regarding the status of an application/action that has been submitted but not scheduled for review, or questions about applications/actions that have been reviewed will be forwarded to someone working directly with the Committee reviewing the application.
  • IRB Consent Form Specialists are available to answer questions about the consent process and consent documents.
  • IRB Compliance Associates are available to answer regulatory, policy and compliance questions.

IRB Virtual Office Hours

The IRB staff will be available via zoom twice weekly to answer questions from the research community. Virtual office hours are held at the following times:

  • Tuesday 10:00 – 11:00 and 11:00 – 12:00
  • Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 and 1:00 – 2:00

Study team members can receive help with application issues or general procedural questions. Individuals interested in joining a virtual office hour session should submit an email request to the IRB’s Help Desk at jhmeirb@jhmi.edu . Sessions are capped at 15 attendees to allow sufficient time for discussion. Once you have registered, an email confirming zoom details will be provided.

Office of Human Subjects Research Staff Contact Information

Barbara Scherer, MAS, CIPDirector of Operationsbschere1@jhmi.edu
(410) 955-1870
Kenneth Borst, JDAssociate Director OHSR Operationskborst1@jhmi.edu
(410) 502-3637
IRB 1
Veronica Walters
Pre-Team
IRB Analystvwalter2@jhmi.edu
(443) 287-8331
Jeanne Pinto
Post-Team
IRB Analystjpinto4@jhmi.edu
(443) 287-4233
IRB 2
Andrew Tomer
Pre-Team
IRB CoordinatorAtomer1@jhmi.edu
443-287-1371
Mary Szeliga
Post-Team
IRB Analyst

mstrzyz1@jhmi.edu
(410) 502-0535

IRB 3
Juliana Torres
Pre-Team
IRB Coordinatorjtorre27@jhmi.edu
410-955-1891
Lindsay Koenig
Post-Team
IRB AnalystLkoenig5@jhmi.edu
(443) 287-4231
IRB 5
William Duck
Pre-Team
IRB Analystwduck1@jhmi.edu
(410) 955-1874
Kelly Sweeney
Post-Team
IRB Coordinatorksween15@jhmi.edu
443-287-8333
IRB 6
Sharon Bumbray
Pre-Team
IRB Analystlholt4@jhmi.edu
(410) 502-2093
Elizabeth Nielsen
Post-Team
IRB Coordinatorenielse4@jhmi.edu
(410) 502-0671
IRB X
Isabel Rickman
Pre-Team
IRB CoordinatorIrickma1@jhmi.edu
410-955-1880
Sophie Klein
Pre-Team
IRB Coordinatorsklein34@jhmi.edu
Katie Sharp
Post-Team
IRB Analystksharp11@jhu.edu
JH ACH IRB - Located at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital - St. Petersburg, FL

Ellen Bedard, MSOB, CCRP

JH-ACH IRB Program Manager

ebedard4@jhmi.edu
(727)767-8620

Sue Ellie

Senior Research Subjects Specialist

Sue.ellie@jhmi.edu
(727)767-4275

Dawn Bruton, RN, BSN, CCRP

Expedited Study Reviewer, Consent Form Specialist, IRB Monitoring Specialist

dbruton1@jhmi.edu
(727)-767-4617

Consent Form Specialists

Heather KammannSr. Consent Form Specialist - Leadhkamman1@jhmi.edu
(410) 502-0536
Lucas SzylowSr. Consent Form Specialistlszylow1@jhmi.edu
(410) 502-0237
Mary MedakSr. Consent Form Specialistmreddin1@jhmi.edu
(443) 287-3181
Lauren SwedbergSr. Consent Form SpecialistLswedbe1@jhmi.edu
(410) 502-2095
Kristen MartinConsent Form Specialistkmarti88@jhmi.edu
443-287-1713
Reliance 
Janelle Maddox-Regis, MSAssociate Director IRB Reliance ProgramJmaddox3@jhmi.edu
(410) 502-0376
Scott Hines
Reliance Coordinator
Reliance Analystshines4@jhmi.edu
(443) 287-1882
Compliance
Megan Singleton, JD, MBE, CIP

Associate Dean for Human Research Protection and Director of the Human Research Protection Program

msingl16@jhmi.edu
(443) 287-0204

Kathryn Jeter, BS

Sr. Administrative Coordinator

kjeter1@jhmi.edu
(443) 287-2477

Philip Rocca, JD, MAT

Director of Complianceprocca1@jhmi.edu
(410) 502-0534
Clemence Miller, JDAssociate Director, Compliancecmill116@jhmi.edu
(410) 955-1877
Eunhae GohngHuman Research Compliance Associateegohng1@jhmi.edu
410-614-0048
Kon Kim, JDHuman Research Compliance Associatekkim159@jhmi.edu
443-287-0541
Kimberly Owens, JDSr. Human Research Compliance Associatekowens19@jhmi.edu
(410) 614-4726
Kristin MacNealExempt/Expedited Compliance Specialist/IRB Analyst for Research Data Protectionskmacnea1@jhmi.edu
(443) 287-4232
Compliance Monitors

Frederick W. Luthardt, DBe, MA

Director Compliance Monitoring Programfluthard@jhmi.edu
(410) 502-2094
Suzanna Roettger, MA

Associate Director Compliance Monitoring Program

Sroettg1@jhmi.edu
(443) 287 2268
Margaret Leathers, MSSr. Compliance Monitoring Specialistmleathe6@jhmi.edu
(410) 955-1885
Cierra Noel, BSCompliance Monitoring Specialistcnoel2@jhmi.edu
(410) 614-6273
Katie Quinlan, CCRPCompliance Monitoring Specialistkquinla4@jhmi.edu
410-614-7324

eIRB, Training & IT

Jessica Jones

Training SpecialistJjone243@jhmi.edu
(410) 955-1880
Jonathon HarrisSystems Administratorjharr149@jhmi.edu
(410) 955-1878
Letrice GantSystems Analystlgant1@jhmi.edu
(410) 502-2092

Billing

Paul DeLisaBudget Analystpdelisa1@jhmi.edu
443-287-8329

ISCRO

Suzanne Damare, MS, CIP

Biospecimen Program Administrator

sdamare1@jhmi.edu
(443) 287-8330