Board of Directors

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AAHRPP's Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the accreditation process. The Board is composed of individuals concerned with research involving humans as research participants. Five of AAHRPP's directors represent research participants or other community stakeholders.

Tracy H. Blumenfeld, MBA, Vice Chair
Co-Founder, President and CEO

Guy Chisolm, PhD, At-Large Member
Former Director, 
Innovation Management and Conflict of Interest Program
The Cleveland Clinic (retired)

Barbara Entwisle, PhD, Chair
Kenan Distinguished Professor, Sociology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Training Director and Fellow, Carolina Population Center

Kimberly Andrews Espy, PhD
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
University of Texas at San Antonio

Dan J. Freehling, JD
Law Library Director and Professor of Law (retired), Boston University School of Law
Deputy Consultant on Legal Education (retired), American Bar Association, Section on Legal Education

Bernard Lo, MD
The Greenwall Foundation

Ann Meeker-O'Connell, MS
Vice President and Global Head, Quality Assurance

Stephen Rosenfeld, MD, MBA
Executive Board Chair

Steven R. Smith, JD
Dean and Professor (Emeritus)
California Western School of Law

Christopher States, Secretary
Senior Environmental Planner (Biologist)
California Department of Transportation

Edward Tucker, CPA
Ellin & Tucker, Chartered

Jeffrey Wendel, MBA, Immediate Past Chair
President and COO

Julie Anne Zawisza
Director, Global Regulatory Policy
Merck & Co.