Committee Members and Staff

The members and chairman of COUHES are appointed by the president of MIT. Members are selected for their experience and expertise, as well as their diverse backgrounds, and includes individuals not affiliated with MIT

COUHES Chairman, VP for Research

Leigh Firn

Committee Members

Name Title Department
Ifeoluwapo Ademolu-Odeneye Undergraduate Student School Of Science
Adam Berinsky Professor Department of Political Science
Jon P. Daries Senior Research Analyst Office of the Provost
Dr. Arolyn Conwill Postdcotoral Associate Institute for Medical Engineering and Science
Dr. Daniel Debowy Psychiatrist MIT Medical Department
Kate Doria Senior Data Analyst Office of the Provost
Evelina Fedorenko Associate Professor Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Kelly Flannigan Review Specialist, Office of Research Subject Protection Broad Institute
Angela Fowler-Brown Medical Doctor, Family Medicine MIT Medical Department
Na Hu Director, IRB COUHES, VP for Research
Chris Kaiser Amgen Professor Department of Biology
Michael Kane Community Representative, Physician, Internal Medicine  
Michael Keohane IRB, Manager COUHES, VP for Research
Emily Lipscomb Manager, Office of Research Subject Protection Broad Institute
Drazen Prelec Professor of Management Sloan School of Management
Robert Randolph Ex-Chaplain to the Institute, Community Representative  
Catherine Ricciardi Nurse Manager MIT Clinical Research Center
Haley Schilling Graduate Student Linguistics & Philosophy
Peter C. Scott Community Representative  
Edward Wack Asst. Division Head, Homeland Protection and Air Traffic Control MIT Lincoln Laboratory



Name Title Contact Email
Leigh Firn COUHES Chairman 617-253-6787
Na Hu Director, IRB 617-253-6787
Fax: 617-253-8420
Michael Keohane Manager, IRB 617-253-6787
Fax: 617-253-8420
Felicia Lombardozzi Supervisor, IRB 617-253-6787
Fax: 617-253-8420
Adrienne Showman IRB Compliance Administrator 617-253-6787
Fax: 617-253-8420
Danielle Stark IRB Compliance Administrator 617-253-6787
Fax: 617-253-8420
Courtney Barry IRB Assistant 617-253-6787
Fax: 617-253-8420