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Current IRB Members

This page contains information about the staff who currently serve upon the WVDE IRB. The current WVDE IRB roster is as follows:

Current WVDE IRB Membership

Name

Earned Degrees

Representative Group

Experience

Relationship to WVDE

Larry White

B.S.

Member, scientist

Statistics, Business

Yes

Amber Stohr

M.A.

Member, scientist

Epidemiology

Yes

Andy Whisman

Ph.D.

Co-Chair/Member, scientist

Program Evaluation, Social Science

Yes

Patricia Hammer

M.A.

IRB Chair/Member, scientist

Rural Sociology

Yes

Randall Kirk

Associate’s

Member, nonscientist

Computer Science

Yes

John McClure

Ph.D.

Member, scientist

Education

No

Juan D’Brot

M.A.

Ex Officio
(non-voting member)

Assessment/Accountability

Yes

Lanai Jennings

Ph.D.

Alternate, scientist

School Psychology

Yes

Heather Deskins

J.D.

Alternate, nonscientist

Law

Yes

Cathy Moles

N/A

IRB Secretary
(non-voting member)

Administrative Assistant

Yes

*Last Updated November 2013

 

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