Meet the Team

The Program for the Protection of Human Subjects (PPHS) team is available to discuss your project and assist you and your team in complying with humans subjects protections regulations.


Glenn Martin, MD, DFAPA, CIP
Senior Associate Dean for Human Subjects Research
Executive Director, IRB Chair
Tel: 212-824-8204

Theodore Bania, MD, MS, CIP
Associate Director, IRB Chair
Tel: 212-824-8201

Ilene Wilets, PhD, CIP
IRB Chair
Tel: 212-824-8219

Lori Jennex, MA, CIP
Senior Director
Tel: 212-824-8203

Rachel Lally, MPH, CIP
Assistant Director, Regulatory & Administrative Affairs
Tel: 212-824-8225

Marilyn Eshikena, MS, CIP
IRB Manager
Tel: 212-824-8216

Jake Sutera, BA, CIP
IRB Manager
Tel: 212-824-8214


EXPEDITED TEAM – Supervisor: Marilyn Eshikena

Selina De Luca, MS, CIP
Senior IRB Analyst
Tel: 212-824-8207

Megan Richmond, BS
IRB Analyst II
Tel: 212-824-8226

RELIANCE TEAM – Supervisor: Rachel Lally

Jennifer Kucera, MS, CIP
IRB Analyst II
Tel: 212-824-8234

FULL BOARD TEAM A/C – Supervisor: Jake Sutera

Cyndi Roman, BA
IRB Analyst I
Tel: 212-824-8222

Brett Sherman, BS
IRB Analyst I
Tel: 212-824-8233

Alexis Lidonde, BA
IRB Analyst I
Tel: 212-824-8211

FULL BOARD TEAM B/D – Supervisor: Marilyn Eshikena

Yonnette Joseph, BA
IRB Analyst II
Tel: 212-824-8235

Jennifer Wong, BA
IRB Analyst I
Tel: 212-824-8210

Olga Shulyha, BS
IRB Analyst I
Tel: 212-824-8218

IRB ASSOCIATES – Supervisor: Rachel Lally

Mariella Hernandez, BA
IRB Associate
Tel: 212-824-8206

Madeline Parra
IRB Associate
Tel: 212-824-8232

Johann Kemp
IRB Associate
Tel: 212-824-8209


Olive Cole
Administrative Assistant II
Tel: 212-824-8200

Natascia Longchamp
Administrative Assistant II
Tel: 212-824-8223