TTUHSC Research

Research Integrity Office

Amarillo IRB

Submission deadlines and Full Board meeting dates & requirements

Submission deadlines are for initial reviews, adverse events, continuing reviews, and revisions/amendments.

   Amarillo IRB Meeting Dates 2013-2014

Submission Deadline:
9 am
Meeting Date:
4 pm
August 26, 2013 September 5
September 9 September 19
September 23 October 3
October 7 October 17
October 28 November 7
No meeting November 21  
November 25 December 5
December 9 December 19
December 23 January 2, 2014
January 6 January 16
January 27 February 6
February 10 February 20
February 24 March 6
March 10 March 20
March 24 April 3
April 7 April 17
April 21 May 1
May 5 May 15
May 27 June 5
June 9 June 19
July 7 July 17
July 28 August 7
August 11 August 21

IRB Member Roster

Member Name
(Last, First MI)
Highest DegreeMember RoleAffiliation with TTUHSC
IRB Chair:
Weis, Brian
M MD Scientist - Internal Medicine Yes - TTUHSC, Department of Internal Medicine
Vice Chair: 
Piskun, Mary Ann
F MD Scientist - Medical/Surgery No - Private Practice
Adelman, Stanley M EdD Scientist - Community Representative
Statistical Consultant
No - Retired.  Teaches some classes at Amarillo Community College
Baker, Marcus M DPh Scientist - BSA representative
No - Baptist St. Anthony's Healthcare System
(BSA - IRB/Privacy Board Affiliation)
Choate, Amy F RPh Scientist - NWTHS representative
No - Northwest Texas Healthcare System (NWTHS- IRB/Privacy Board Affiliation)
Henderson, Elizabeth F JD Non-Scientist - Community Representative, Lawyer - Healthcare No - Brown & Fortunato, Inc.
Misra, Subhasis M MS Scientist - Medical/Surgery Yes - TTUHSC, Department of Surgery
Regueira, Osvaldo M MD Scientist - children representative
Pediatric Medical Hematology/Oncology
Yes - TTUHSC, Department of Pediatrics
Sicola, Virginia F PhD Scientist - subject advocate
No - Amarillo VA Healthcare System
Warminski, Whitney B. F BS Non-Scientist - subject advocate/HCC representative
No - Don & Sybil Harrington Cancer Center
(HCC - IRB/Privacy Board Affiliation)
Wedding, Jeannette A. F PhD Non-Scientist - children representative
No - Amarillo Independent School District
Wilson, Joanna F DO Scientist - Women's Health No - Private Practice
Alternate Members
Slaughter, Gayle F MEd Non-Scientist - children representative Educator No - Alternate for Wedding
Turner, Curtis W. M MD Scientist - children representative
Pediatric Medical Hematology/Oncology
Yes - TTUHSC Department of Pediatrics
Alternate for Regueira
Webster, Tim M JD Non-Scientist - community representative
Lawyer, Healthcare
No - Alternate for Henderson
Privacy Board Only
Thomas, Kathy F BSN IRB Administrator Yes - TTUHSC IRB
Pacheco, Nicole F   IRB Office Assistant Yes - TTUHSC IRB

NV - Non Voting

Contact Information

Kathy Thomas, BSN, RN, CIP
IRB Administrator


For general correspondence, please use the following e-mail address which is accessible to any IRB staff member:

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Amarillo Institutional Review Board
Women's Health Research Institute
1400 Wallace Blvd., Room 203
Amarillo, Texas 79106

(806) 354-5419 / fax: (806) 354-5579