IRB Members Roster and FWA

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Boston Children’s Hospital’s Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) have been constituted to comply with the assurance
approved by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The Boston Children’s Hospital IRB
membership rosters comply with the institution’s federal wide assurance (FWA).

Assurance Identification No. FWA00002071

Expiration date June 27, 2023

IRB Registration numbers: IRB00000352 (IRB#1) and IRB00010042 (IRB#2 – Rapid Response)

Statement of Compliance

Rosters updated as of September 8, 2021

 

IRB00000352 (IRB#1) Membership Roster
Primary IRB Members: Scientific
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
Francis Fynn-Thompson, MD, Cardiovascular Surgery
Ingrid Holm, MD, MPH , Genetics
Debra Lajoie, PhD, JD, MSN, RN, LNC, Nursing
Deirdre Logan, PhD, Psychiatry
Thomas Mancuso, MD, Anesthesia, IRB Vice-Chair
Maitreyi Mazumdar, MD, MPH, MSc, Neurology
Tina Young Poussaint, MD, Radiology, IRB Chair
Amy Shafrir, ScD, Adolescent Medicine
Christina Yee, MD, PhD, Immunology

 

Primary IRB Members: Non-Scientific
Rabbi Lisa S. Eiduson, EdD, Clergy (unaffiliated)
Cynthia C. Lawry, MBA, Parent (unaffiliated)
Elizabeth Senft, MLS, MDIV, Clergy (unaffiliated)

 

Alternate IRB Members: Scientific
Charles Berde, MD, PhD, Anesthesia
Stephanie Jo Brewster O’Neil, MS, Genetics
Laura Lehman, MD, Neurology
Alisa Miller, PhD, Psychiatry
Lydia Shrier, MD, MPH, Adolescent Medicine
Steven Sloan, MD, PhD, Laboratory Medicine
Martha Sola-Visner, MD, Newborn Medicine

 

Alternate IRB Members: Non-Scientific
Robleinscky Dominguez, CIP, IRB Office
Ami Dufresne, IRB Office
Kennan Gawlowicz, IRB Office
Susan Kornetsky, MPH, IRB Office
Anna Mitchell, CIP, IRB Office
Jessica Ripton, MPH, CIP, IRB Office
Matthew Stafford, MPH , IRB Office
Theresa Williams, IRB Office


IRB00010042 (IRB#2 – Rapid Response)
Primary IRB Members: Scientific
Mark Alexander, MD, Cardiology, IRB Vice-Chair
Carlo Brugnara, MD, Laboratory Medicine, IRB Vice-Chair
Deirdre Logan, PhD, Psychiatry
Thomas Mancuso, MD, Anesthesia, IRB Vice-Chair
Tina Young Poussaint, MD, Radiology, IRB Chair
Christina Yee, MD, PhD, Immunology

 

Primary IRB Members: Non-Scientific
Cynthia C. Lawry, MBA, Parent (unaffiliated)

 

Alternate IRB Members: Scientific
Charles Berde, MD, PhD, Anesthesia
Stephanie Jo Brewster O’Neil, MS, Genetics
Christy Cummings, MD, Newborn/Fetal Medicine
Katherine Driscoll, MEd, PhD, Developmental Medicine
Francis Fynn-Thompson, MD, Cardiovascular Surgery
Ingrid Holm, MD, MPH , Genetics
Debra Lajoie, PhD, JD, MSN, RN, LNC, Nursing
Laura Lehman, MD, Neurology
Maitreyi Mazumdar, MD, MPH, MSc, Neurology
Alisa Miller, PhD, Psychiatry
Amy Shafrir, ScD, Adolescent Medicine
Lydia Shrier, MD, MPH , Adolescent Medicine
Steven Sloan, MD, PhD, Laboratory Medicine
Martha Sola-Visner, MD, Newborn Medicine

 

Alternate IRB Members: Non-Scientific
Robleinscky Dominguez, CIP, IRB Office
Ami Dufresne, IRB Office
Rabbi Lisa S. Eiduson, EdD, Clergy (unaffiliated)
Kennan Gawlowicz, IRB Office
Susan Kornetsky, MPH, IRB Office
Anna Mitchell, CIP, IRB Office
Jessica Ripton, MPH, CIP, IRB Office
Elizabeth Senft, MLS, MDIV, Clergy (unaffiliated)
Matthew Stafford, MPH , IRB Office
Theresa Williams, IRB Office