Contact Us

For general questions about protocol preparation, IRB submissions, or interpretation of regulatory requirements:

  • Office of Research Subjects Protection – Human Research Protection Program
  • 828-0868 or ORSP@vcu.edu
  • 800 East Leigh Street, Suite 3000
  • BioTech One Building
  • Box 980568
  • Richmond, VA 23298
  • Fax: (804) 827-1448
  • Office hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday

For questions about review status pertaining to a specific study, please contact IRB Panel A at irbpanela@vcu.edu. Please indicate in your email subject line the PI Name, and HM#.

Panel A Full Board Team

  • Dawn Anderson, CIP, CCRP

  • IRB Full Board Team Lead
  • Phone: (804) 828-4963
  • Fax: (804) 827-1448
  • djanderson2@vcu.edu
  • Angela J. Brown

  • IRB Panel Administrator
  • Phone: (804) 628-5409
  • Nichole Haywood

  • IRB Panel Administrator
  • Phone: (804) 827-2272
  • Stephan Hicks

  • IRB Panel Administrator
  • Phone: (804) 828-9876

Panel A Exempt/Expedited Team

  • Jessica Lantz

  • IRB Analyst
  • Phone: (804) 827-2302
  • Jenny Rice, CIP

  • IRB Analyst
  • Phone: (804) 828-3992
  • Stacy West

  • IRB Analyst
  • Phone: (804) 827-1446
  • Christina Wright, MA

  • IRB Analyst
  • Phone: (804) 827-1735

External IRB Submissions (WIRB, NCI Central IRB)

  • Donna Gross

  • IRB Analyst
  • Phone: (804) 827-2261

Other Human Research Protection Program Staff

  • Sherrie Dabney-Washington

  • Office Manager
  • Phone: (804) 828-0868
  • Fax: (804) 827-1448
  • ssdabneywash@vcu.edu
  • Christine Davison, MBE, CIP

  • Associate Director - Human Subjects Protection
  • Phone: (804) 827-6090
  • Fax: (804) 827-1448
  • cmdaviso@vcu.edu
  • Susan Kimbrough, CIP

  • Assistant Director – IRB Operations
  • Phone: (804) 827-1533
  • Fax: (804) 827-1448
  • sdkimbrough@vcu.edu
  • Elicia Preslan, MS, CIP

  • IRB Operations QA/QI Manager
  • Phone: (804) 827-0899
  • Fax: (804) 827-1448
  • preslaned@vcu.edu
  • Michelle Stickler, DEd, CIP

  • Executive Director
  • Phone: (804) 828-0131
  • Fax: (804) 827-1448
  • mcstickler@vcu.edu
  • Enid Virago, PhD, CIP, CCRP

  • Research Liaison Specialist for Human Research Protections
  • Phone: (804) 828-7712
  • Fax: (804) 827-1448
  • viragoea@vcu.edu
  • Meghan Wright, MEd

  • Human Research Subjects Protection Educator
  • Phone: (804) 828-4996
  • Fax: (804) 827-1448
  • wrightmk2@vcu.edu