PIRB STAFF MEMBERS
Office for Human Research Oversight (OHRO)

Institutional Official

Marcelo Bento Soares, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Research
309-680-8628
mbsoares@uic.edu

IRB Chairs
                                       
                                       
John Hafner, MD
ER Physician
Chairman, IRB I
309-680-8630
jhafner@uic.edu

Brian McIntyre, EdD
Psychologist
Vice-Chairman, IRB I
Chairman, IRB II
309-680-8630
brekg@uic.edu

Michael Namanny, PharmD MBA 
Vice-President UnityPoint Clinic-Peoria 
Vice-Chairman, IRB II
309-680-8630
Michael.Namanny@unitypoint.org

OHRO Director 

Mindy Reeter, MA, CIP
309-680-8630
mreeter@uic.edu

IRB Specialists

Deb Wolf, BA
309-680-8630
debwolf@uic.edu

Wendy Bucklin
309-680-8630
wbucklin@uic.edu

Contact Names for Hospitals

Robert Sparrow, M.D., OSF Saint Francis Medical Center 
Michael Namanny, PharmD MBA, UnityPoint Health - Methodist 
Michael Namanny, PharmD MBA, UnityPoint Health - Proctor
Paul Pedersen, M.D., OSF St. Joseph Medical Center