IRB Members and Staff

Primary Members Areas of Expertise
John Villanacci, Ph.D., NREMTI [Chair]
Scientist, Non-Affiliated
Appointed: February 2006
Epidemiology, Toxicology

Tara Das, PhD
Non-Scientist, Affiliated
Appointed: May 2017

Library and Information Sciences

 Estrellita Doolin, JD, MBA

 Non-Scientist, Non-Affliliated

 Appointed: February 2018

 Legal Representative

David Gimeno, Ph.D.

Scientist, Non-Affiliated

Appointed: September 2010

Occupational and Social Epidemiology, Multi-Level Statistical Models, Work Disabilities

Darcy McMaughan, PhD
Scientist, Non-Affiliated
Appointed: January 2016

Children, Cognitively Impaired, Economically Disadvantaged

Jeff Swanson, Ph.D.
Scientist, Affiliated
Appointed: February 2016

Health Psychology, Research Methods
Gary Rutenberg, Ph.D.
Scientist, Affiliated

Appointed: January 2002


Epidemiology, Social/Behavioral
Sciences
Melanie Williams, Ph.D.
Scientist, Affiliated

Appointed: February 2006

Communications, Research Methods
Alternate Members  

Denise Bortolussi, MS
Non-Scientist, Affiliated
Appointed: May 2017

Library and Information Sciences (alternate for Kim Vernon)
Jessica Cance, MPH, PhD
Scientist, Affiliated

Appointed: June 2018

CHS Analytics Unit Manager (alternate for Jeff Swanson)

Paige Miller-Gianturco, Ph.D., MPH, RD
Scientist, Affiliated
Appointed: May 2017

Nutritional Sciences (alternate for Melanie Williams)

Chris Guerrero, BA
Non-Scientist, Affiliated
Appointed: June 2016

Information Technology (alternate for Tara Das)

Hye-Chung Kum, PhD
Scientist, Affiliated
Appointed: January 2016

Children, Pregnant, Economically Disadvantaged (alternate for Darcy McMaughan)

Kim Vernon, J.D.
Non-Scientist, Unaffiliated
Appointed: October 2012

Criminal Justice System, Prisoner Representative (alternate for Estrellita Doolin)

Kristina Whitworth, PhD
Scientist, Unaffiliated
Appointed: January 2016

Epidemiology, Statistical Analysis (alternate for David Gimeno)
Staff  
Sandra Borucki, RN
IRB Administrator
 
DSHS IRB #1 Members & Staff
Last updated June 13, 2018