Conflicts of Interest Review Committee (CIRC), School of Medicine

Helps to assure compliance with federal regulations and University and sponsoring agency policies and procedures governing financial conflicts of interest related to research.

Committee Members

Luis Sanchez, MD Chair Surgery

Maria Baggstrom, MD Internal Medicine- Medical Oncology

Meghan Campbell, PhD Neurology

Amanda Cashen, MD Executive Chair, IRB/Internal Medicine

F. Sessions Cole, MD Pediatrics

Mario Feldman, PhD Molecular Microbiology

Robert Gropler, MD Radiology

Shin-Ichiro Imai, PhD Developmental Biology

Eric Lenze, MD Psychiatry

Rachel Presti, MD Internal Medicine- Infectious Diseases

Michael Province, PhD Genetics

Kathleen Sheehan, PhD Pathology & Immunology

Tiezhi Zhang, PhD Radiation Oncology

Ex-Officio Members

Mark Lowe, MD, PhD Interim Vice Chancellor for Research

Jeneane Braden Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Integrity & Ethics

Patricia Hastings, JD Assistant Vice Chancellor, Associate General Counsel (Legal Counsel to the CIRC)

Nichole Mercier, PhD Managing Director, Office of Technology Management

Johnnie Cartwright Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research & Chief of Staff

Committee Staff

Alan Fellers Director, COI Program

Kate McNulty Manager, Research Compliance

Tim Rubbelke  Senior Research Compliance Specialist

Kathy Schaberg Research Compliance Specialist

Ashley Blackmore Research Compliance Specialist