Texas Tech University

IRB Committee Members

The IRB is composed of faculty members from various disciplines within the education, social, and behavioral sciences as well as community members.

The IRB operates under the guidance of the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). OHRP provides clarification and guidance, develops educational programs and materials, maintains regulatory oversight, and provides advice on ethical and regulatory issues in biomedical and behavioral research.

CHAIRS
Name Term College/Dept. MS Phone

Kelly Cukrowicz,* Ph.D.
(Chair, Scientific)

 

2021

Psychological Sciences

2051

806-834-8485

Malinda Colwell, Ph.D.

(Associate Chair, Scientific)

2023

Human Devel. & Family Studies

1162

806-834-4179

MEMBERS
Name Term College/Dept.

Martin Binks, Ph.D. (Scientific)

2023

Nutritional Sciences

Eric Cardella, Ph.D. (Scientific)

2022

Rawls College of Business

Sherice Gearhart, Ph.D. (Scientific)

2023

Public Relations

Stephanie J. Jones, Ed.D.  (Scientific)

2023

Educational Psychology & Leadership

Cynthia Jumper, MD, MPH (Prisoner/Scientific/Medical)

2023

TTU Health Science Center - Lubbock

Patricia Maloney, Ph.D.(Scientific)

2021

Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work

Jacalyn McComb, Ph.D.(Scientific)

2021

Kinesiology & Sport Management

Susan Mengel, Ph.D.(Scientific)

2021

Computer Science

Patrick Metze, J.D.
(Non-Scientific/Prisoner)

2021

Director of Criminal Clinics – TTU Law School

Lainey Morrison
(Non-Scientific/Non-Affiliated)

2023

City of Lubbock

Cory Powell (Non-Scientific)

2022

Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Brian Quinn, M.S.
(Non-Scientific)

2021

University Libraries

René Saldaña, Ph.D. (Scientific)

2023

Curriculum & Instruction

Andreas Schneider, Ph.D. (Scientific)

2021

Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work

Goutam Pada Shome, MD, Ph.D., FACP, FAAAAI (Scientific) 

2022

Covenant Medical Group

Roman Taraban, Ph.D. (Scientific)

2023

Psychological Sciences

Ryan Williams, Ph.D. 
(Scientific)

2021

Agricultural and Applied Economics

 *Kelly Cukrowicz: Licensed Psychologist, State of Texas.


ALTERNATES
Name Term College/Dept.

Jessica Alquist, Ph.D.
(Scientific)

 2022  Psychological Sciences

Joaquin Gonzales, Ph.D. (Scientific)

 2022 Kinesiology and Sport Management

Alan Reifman, Ph.D.
(Scientific)

2021

Human Development/Family Studies

Ryan Scheckel
(Non-Scientific)

2022

Undergraduate Education

 

EX-OFFICIO
Name College/Dept.

Alice Young, Ph.D. 
(Institutional Official)

Assoc. Vice President for Research Integrity, Office of Research & Innovation

Katherine Austin Beltz, Ph.D.

Asst. Vice President for IT, Information Technology, and CIO

Bobbie Brown

Office of the Registrar

Amy Cook, J.D.

Managing Director, Office of Research Services

Marianne Evola, Ph.D.

Director, Responsible Conduct of Research

Sherri Johnston

Lubbock Privacy Officer, TTUHSC Institutional Compliance

Matt Roe, M.S.

Assistant Vice President for Environmental Health and Safety, Environment Health and Safety

Cui Romo, J.D.

Attorney, Office of Research Services