Meet the Team

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

PPHS Management

Glenn Martin, MD, DFAPA, CIP
Senior Associate Dean for Human Subjects Research
Executive Director, IRB Chair
Tel: 646-605-7376

Theodore Bania, MD, MS, CIP
Associate Director, IRB Chair
Tel: 646-605-7377

Ilene Wilets, PhD, CIP
IRB Chair
Tel: 646-605-7378

Lori Jennex, MA, CIP
Senior Director
Tel: 646-605-7379
Cell: 646-285-3689

Jennifer Kucera, MS, CIP
Assistant Director, Regulatory Affairs
Tel: 646-605-7380
Cell: 347-978-5266 (preferred)

Marilyn Eshikena, MS, CIP
IRB Manager
Tel: 646-605-7389

Jake Sutera, BA, CIP
IRB Manager
Tel: 646-605-7386

IRB Project Teams

Reliance Team – Supervisor: Jennifer Kucera

Joseph Datko, MS, CIP
Senior IRB Analyst
Tel: 646-605-7385

Dina Doctoroff, BA
IRB Analyst I
Tel: 646-605-7383

Kirkland Ntow, MPA
IRB Associate II
Tel: 646-605-7387

Expedited Team – Supervisor: Marilyn Eshikena

Megan Richmond, BS, CIP
Senior IRB Analyst
Tel: 646-605-7388

Cyndi Roman, BA, CIP
IRB Analyst II
Tel: 646-605-7382

Harrison Adler, MA
IRB Analyst I
Tel: 646-605-7384

Valentino Graci, MPH
IRB Analyst I
Tel: 646-605-7394

Omoefe Eke, BS
IRB Associate II
Tel: 646-605-7397

Full Board Team – Supervisor: Jake Sutera

Schuyler Sattin, MA
IRB Analyst I
Tel: 646-605-7393

Grant-Rodgers Kemp, BA
IRB Analyst I
Tel: 646-605-7390

Benjamin Mills, MS
IRB Analyst I
Tel: 646-605-7381

Laila Aleem, BA
IRB Analyst I
Tel: 646-605-7354

Daniel Melvin, MA
IRB Associate II
Tel: 646-605-7395

Finance and Administrative Support – Supervisor: Lori Jennex

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

Valeria Rotundo
Financial Analyst I
Tel: 646-605-7396