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, M.B.A.
Co-Founder, President and CEO
Guy Chisolm, Ph.D.
Innovation Management and Conflict of Interest Program
The Cleveland Clinic (retired)
Barbara Entwisle, Ph.D., Vice-Chair
Vice Chancellor for Research
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kimberly Andrews Espy, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Research
The University of Arizona
Dan J. Freehling, J.D.
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, M.D.
The Greenwall Foundation
Ann Meeker-O'Connell, M.S.
Head, Risk Management and External Engagement, BioResearch Quality and Compliance
Johnson & Johnson
Steven R. Smith, J.D.
Dean and Professor (Emeritus)
California Western School of Law
Christopher States, Secretary
Senior Environmental Planner (Biologist)
California Department of Transportation
Ponni Subbiah, M.D.
Global Med Strategies, LLC
Edward Tucker, CPA
Ellin & Tucker, Chartered
Jeffrey Wendel, B.S., M.B.A., Chair
Chesapeake Research Review, Inc,
Marc Wilenzick, Esq., Treasurer
Principal, Stonington Heights Advisors
Senior Advisor, Multi-Regional Clinical Trial Center, Harvard University
Head of Stakeholder Engagement, Vis Research Institute