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Staff & Qualifications

HRPP staff members process IRB submissions, assist independent research review committees, and assist executive committees comprised of chairs and vice-chairs from other panels. Human medical research studies go before the committee five times each month, social research is reviewed monthly, and student social research studies are reviewed monthly.

To submit questions or information, including applications, to the IRB please email


  Name Title Phone
Debbie Dykhuis Debbie Dykhuis Executive Director, HRPP 612-626-4851
Patrice Webster Patrice Webster Assistant Director (Biomedical), IRB 612-626-5941
Cynthia L McGill Assistant Director (Social Behavioral), IRB 612-626-5827
Andrew Allen Andrew Allen Research Compliance Supervisor, IRB 612-626-2890
Linnea Anderson Linnea Anderson Chief of Staff, HRPP 612-626-5673
Clinton Dietrich Research Compliance Supervisor 612-624-5144
Courtney Jarboe Education and Outreach Specialist 612-624-5141
Patricia Martinson Executive Administrative and Office Specialist, IRB 612-626-5747
Felicia Mroczkowski Felicia Mroczkowski Quality Assurance Manager 612-626-3177
Melissa Nowicki Research Compliance Supervisor 612-301-1373
Dylan Olson Executive Administrative and Office Specialist, IRB 612-626-3154
Jeffery Perkey Research Compliance Supervisor, IRB 612-626-5922
Milana Solganik IND/IDE Regulatory Director 612-382-9632
Betsy Swanson Research Compliance Specialist, IRB 612-625-7146
Brione Warner Brione Warner Executive Administrative and Office Specialist, IRB 612-624-5142
Molly Quinn Molly Wiestenberg Research Compliance Specialist, IRB Post Approval Review, IRB 612-624-4490
Mayo Building Map Office Hours: 8 - 4:30  M - F

Phone: 612-626-5654

Mailing Address:
D528 Mayo Memorial Building
420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0392

Click here to get directions from Google Maps.

Campus Mail Address:
MMC 820
Minneapolis Campus

E-mail us at:

To report questions or concerns about subject welfare, please click here.

For complaints regarding the process of review or committee decisions please contact:

Brian Herman
Institutional Official


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