University of Minnesota
Institutional Review Board
http://www.research.umn.edu/irb
612-626-5654

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Staff directory

Staff members process IRB submissions, assist independent research review committees, and assist executive committees comprised of chairs and vice-chairs from other panels.

Click on the topics below for contact information:

HRPP/IRB leadership

Photo Name Title Topics Contact
Debbie Dykhuis Debbie Dykhuis Executive Director, HRPP Concerns/feedback regarding HRPP or IRB 612-626-4851
dykhu001@umn.edu
Linnea Anderson Linnea Anderson Chief of Staff, HRPP Concerns/feedback regarding HRPP or IRB 612-626-5673
ande0832@umn.edu
Patrice Webster Patrice Webster Assistant Director (Biomedical), IRB Concerns/feedback regarding HRPP or IRB 612-626-5941
webst019@umn.edu
Cynthia L McGill Assistant Director (Social Behavioral), IRB Concerns/feedback regarding HRPP or IRB 612-626-5827
mcgil018@umn.edu
Felicia Mroczkowski Felicia Mroczkowski Quality Assurance Manager Post Approval Review/Non-Compliance 612-626-3177
kensl001@umn.edu
Milana Solganik IND/IDE Regulatory Director Regulatory questions about investigational drugs, devices 612-382-9632
medreg@umn.edu
  Sarah Wanserski IRB Operations Manager Scientific assessment 612-626-5924
gard0182@umn.edu
Tam O'Black HRPP Consultant General Membership Questions 952-944-6318
mart0330@umn.edu
Courtney Jarboe Education and Outreach Specialist Training Needs, E-ROC, Upcoming Events 612-624-5141
cjarboe@umn.edu

General IRB questions, status of review

Photo Name Title Topics Contact
Renee Akimoto Front Office Support General or basic IRB questions, status of review 612-626-5654
irb@umn.edu
Ataya Manuel-Moore Front Office Support General or basic IRB questions, status of review 612-626-5654
irb@umn.edu

IRB process, meetings and submission questions

Photo Name Title IRB Panel Designation Contact
Melissa Nowicki IRB Analyst Panel A (Mondays 12-2pm) 612-301-1373
mcke0390@umn.edu
Clinton Dietrich IRB Analyst Panel B (Wednesdays 10a-12p) 612-624-5144
dietr006@umn.edu
Andrew Allen Andrew Allen IRB Analyst Panel E (Mondays 10a-12p) 612-626-2890
alle0302@umn.edu
Dylan Olson IRB Analyst Panel F (Wednesdays 10a-12p) 612-626-3154
olso3750@umn.edu
Everett Flynn IRB Analyst   612-625-9186
flynn416@umn.edu
Brione Warner Brione Warner IRB Analyst Social Panel 612-624-5142
eaton011@umn.edu
Jeffery Perkey IRB Analyst Social Panel 612-626-5922
perke001@umn.edu
Mona Schmidt IRB Analyst 612-626-5749
schm0504@umn.edu

Post approval review program

Photo Name Title Topics Contact
Bethany Hansen Sr. Quality Analyst Participant Advocate Line, Consent Auditing, Participant facing materials 612-624-4490
hans1142@umn.edu
Betsy Swanson Research Compliance Specialist IRB Quality Assurance & Quality Improvement initiatives, Investigator Quality Assurance 612-625-7146
betsy001@umn.edu
Sheila Kelleher Sr. Quality Analyst Investigator Self-Assessments, Enhanced Pre-review, Investigator support, Investigator Quality Assurance 612-626-4801
kell0339@umn.edu
Julie Quinn Sr. Quality Analyst Data collection support, metrics & reporting 612-301-7140
hawk0133@umn.edu

Office information

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

Directions and parking information

Campus Mail Address:
MMC 820
Minneapolis Campus

E-mail us at:
irb@umn.edu