2019 - 2020

IRB Chair - Marla Kniewel EdD MSN, RN.  

IRB Vice Chair- Mary Partusch PhD, RN 


IRB Administrator- Amy Clark, Ph.D MSW LCSW (VPAA)

IRB Legal Counsel - Lindsay Snipes, J.D.

IRB Manager - Virginia Holland, BA


IRB Members:

Meg Blair, PhD, MSN, RN -NMC Undergraduate Nursing 

Hilary Applequist, DNP, APRN – NMC Graduate Nursing

Whitney Robertson, PhD - NMC Health Professions 

Harsha Sharma, PhD   – NMC Arts & Sciences 

Kerri Gilson MSN, RN - NMC Community



Alternate IRB Members:

Jenny Elbracht, MSN, RN - Undergraduate Nursing 

Linda Foley, PhD RN - Graduate Nursing

Melissa Kimmerling EdD, OTR/L – NMC Health Professions 

Sophie Feng, PhD, M.D. NMC Arts & Sciences

Mark Araujo MS - NMC Community


Community Affiliates: 

Lyle Person

Carol Bosse

Click the link to complete the Orientation. A completion certificate will be emailed to the IRB Chair as proof of completion.

IRB Member Orientation