Institutional Review Board Members

The Institutional Review Board is drawn from a diverse group of faculty that encompass the mission and objectives of Radford University. 


Research Compliance Manager

College of Business and Economics 

Carol Bienstock, Ph.D.
Department of Marketing

Artis College of Science and Technology 

Charles Manyara, Ph.D.
Geospatial Sciences 

College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences

Lori Elis, Ph.D.
Department of Criminal Justice

Tom Pierce, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology

Jeff Aspelmeier, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology 

Jeff Willner, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology

John Brummette, Ph.D.
School of Communication

College of Education & Human Development

Laura Newsome, Ph.D.
Department of Health and Human Performance

Greg Sherman, Ph.D.
School of Teacher Education and Leadership

Waldron College of Health and Human Services 

Shala Cunningham, Ph.D.
Department of Physical Therapy

Kereen Mullenbach, Ph.D.
School of Nursing

Rebecca Scheckler, Ph.D.
Educational Technology/School of Nursing

Ali-sha Alleman Ph.D.
School of Social Work

Kerry Vandergrift Ph.D.
School of Social Work

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Patricia Winter, MMT, MT-BC
Music Therapy/Department of Music

Environmental Health and Safety

Avraham Boruchowitz
Environmental Health and Safety

Community Representative

Howard Sadler (non-scientist)

Prison Study Representative 

Benjamin Wright