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Staff

The main phone number for the IRB Office is 901.448.4824.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, voicemails to the main line will be returned ASAP.  For specific questions, email the most appropriate staff member below with your question or a request for a call.

Lisa Hagen, BA
Administrative Research Specialist
General Questions
iMedRIS Navigation, Routing, and Signoff
Adverse Events, Unanticipated Problems, Protocol Deviations and Waivers
Recruitment Materials
Study Closures
901.448-2636
lhagen1@uthsc.edu

 

Donna Stallings, CIM
IRB Administrator
New Exempt Applications
Not-Human Subjects Research (NHSR) Determinations
Expedited Revisions
IRB Fees for Industry Sponsored Trials
901.448.3805
dstallin@uthsc.edu

 

Melody Mays, BA
IRB Administrator 
Full Board Continuations
Expedited Continuations
Expedited Revisions when submitted with a continuation application
901.448.5463
mmays10@uthsc.edu

 

Jessica McMorris, MS
Regulatory Specialist
New Full Board Applications
New Expedited Applications
Full Board Revisions
Expedited Revisions
901.448.5920
jmcmorri1@uthsc.edu

 

Kimberly Williams, MS
Regulatory Specialist
New Full Board Applications
New Expedited Applications
Full Board Revisions
Expedited Revisions
IRB/iMedRIS Training
901.448.1343
kwilli72@uthsc.edu

Laura Rush, MPH, CIP
Senior Regulatory Specialist
New Full Board Applications
New Expedited Applications
Full Board Revisions
Expedited Revisions
IRB/iMedRIS Training
901.448.2975
lyoung32@uthsc.edu


IRB Reliance Manager
IRB Reliance Agreements/Authorization Agreements/Memorandum of Understandings
Individual Investigator Agreements
901.448.3281

 

Lucy Del Mar, MD, CCRP
IRB Compliance Advisor
Audits of Studies
Noncompliance Concerns
Internal IRB Audits 
901.448.2933
ldelmar@uthsc.edu

 

Kimberly Prachniak, MS, CIP
Associate Director
Staff Management
Development of Policies and Procedures
Accreditation
901.448.5060
kprachni@uthsc.edu

 

Cameron Barclay, MSA, CIP
Director
IRB Oversight
Full Board meetings
Development of Policies and Procedures
901.448.4824
cbarclay@uthsc.edu

 

Additional Contacts

UT NetID and Password Troubleshooting
UTHSC Help Desk
901.448.2222
Requests for one-on-one training or group training for IRB policies and iMedRIS
Laura Rush, MPH, CIP
CITI Training
Margaret Lynn, LMSW, RDN, CCRP, CIP
Director, Office of Clinical Research
901.448.1202

Last Published: Feb 2, 2021