Committee Members

Members of the Clinical/Translational Research Review Committee are appointed by the Dean of the College of Medicine on a limited term basis. This committee meets monthly.

All CCTR Pilot Grant applications are reviewed and approved for scientific merit, relevance and feasibility by the committee. Voting members are MD, PhD, and PharmD investigators with diverse research experience and statistical expertise to offer critical advice and constructive guidance.

The Committee also serves as the Clinical Research Center (CRC) Advisory Committee which supervises and reviews CRC operations and establishes CRC policies and procedures.

2016 Committee

Review Committee Member Department Contact Information
Deb Meyer, RN, BGS, CCRP
(Research Subject Advocate)
ex officio
Vice Chancellor for Research
zip 7878

email 
phone: 402-559-6841

Ted Mikuls, MD, MSPH
(Committee Chair)
COM Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
zip 6270
email
phone: 402-559-8168
Laura Bilek, PhD CAHP Physical Therapy Education
zip 4000
email 
phone:  402-559-6923
Donald Coulter, MD COM Pediatric Oncology/Hematology
zip 2168
email
phone: 402-559-7257
Erin Iselin, PharmD COP Pharmacy Practice
zip 1090
email
phone: 402-559-1665
Alison Freifeld, MD COM Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
zip 7696
email
phone: 402-559-8650
Vikas, Gulati, MD COM Ophthalmology & Visual Science email 
phone: 402-559-4276
Walt Jesteadt, PhD Boys Town National Research Hospital
555 N 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68131
email
phone: 402-498-6704
Jiangtao Luo, PhD COPH Biostatistics
zip 4375
email
phone: 402-559-1976
Christopher Kratochvil, MD
(Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research)
ex officio
COM Psychiatry
zip 7878
email
phone: 402-559-8490
LuAnn Larson, RN, BSN, CCRC
(Director Clinical Operations, Nurse Manager)
ex officio
Clinical Research Unit
zip 1230
email
phone: 402-559-8555
Kaleb Michaud, PhD COM Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
zip 6270
email 
phone: 402-559-7239
Clifford Miles, MD COM Internal Medicine, Nephrology
zip 3040
email
phone: 402-559-9227
Steven Schreiner, PhD UNeMed Corporation
zip 6099
email
phone: 402-559-2176
Christopher (Chris) Shaffer, PharmD COP Pharmacy Practice
zip 6045
email
phone: 402-559-2590
Ka-Chun (Joseph) Siu, PhD

CAHP Physical Therapy
zip 4420

email
phone: 402-559-8464
Bernice Yates, RN, PhD CON Adult Health & Illness
zip 5330
email
phone: 402-559-5460
Gary Yee, PharmD COP Pharmacy Practice
zip 6045

email
phone: 402-559-2415

Bradley (Brad) Britigan, MD
(Dean, College of Medicine)
ex officio
COM Dean's Office
zip 5520
email
phone: 402-559-8878