IRB Members Roster and FWA

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The Boston Children's Hospital Institutional Review Board (IRB) has been constituted to comply with the assurance approved by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Assurance Identification No. FWA00002071

Expiration date June 27, 2023

IRB Registration No. IRB00000352

Statement of Compliance

IRB Members

Mark Alexander, MD, Cardiology, IRB Vice-Chair

Carlo Brugnara, MD, Laboratory Medicine, IRB Vice-Chair  

Christy Cummings, MD, Newborn/Fetal Medicine

Katherine Driscoll, MEd, PhD, Developmental Medicine
Rabbi Lisa S. Eiduson, EdD, Clergy, NS 

Francis Fynn-Thompson, MD, Cardiovascular Surgery
Sion Kim Harris, PhD, CPH, Adolescent Medicine
Ingrid Holm, MD, MPH, Genetics

Debra Lajoie, PhD, JD, MSN, RN, LNC, Nursing

Cynthia C. Lawry, MBA, Parent, NS, EXT

Deirdre Logan, PhD, Psychiatry, BEH

Thomas Mancuso, MD, Anesthesia, IRB Vice-Chair 

Maitreyi Mazumdar, MD, MPH, MSc, Neurology  

Tina Young Poussaint, MD, Radiology, IRB Chair

Elizabeth Senft, MLS, MDIV, Clergy, NS, EXT

Christina Yee, MD, PhD, Immunology



Charles Berde, MD, PhD, Anesthesia  

Stephanie Jo Brewster O'Neil, MS, Genetics

Jeremy Cohn, JD, Prisoner Rep, Youth Advocacy, NS, EXT 
David Coulter, MD, Neurology

Rachel DiFazio, PhD, RN, PPCNP-BC, FAAN, Nursing

Robleinscky Dominguez, CIP, IRB Office, NS
Ami Dufresne, IRB Office, NS 

Kennan Gawlowicz, IRB Office, NS 

Susan Kornetsky, MPH, IRB Office, NS 

Laura Lehman, MD Neurology
Anna Mitchell, CIP, IRB Office, NS 

Rima Rachid, MD, Immunology  

Jessica Ripton, MPH, CIP, IRB Office, NS
Lydia Shrier, MD, MPH Adolescent Medicine
Steven Sloan, MD, PhD, Laboratory Medicine  

Martha Sola-Visner, MD, Newborn Medicine
Matthew Stafford, MPH, IRB Office, NS 

Theresa Williams, IRB Office, NS 


Ex-Officio, Non-Voting Members 

Stephen Chu, PharmD, Pharmacy  

August Cervini, MBA, Vice President, Research Administration