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.

2019 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: 402-559-6941

Kaleb Michaud, PhD
(Committee Chair)
COM Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
zip 6270
email
phone: 402-559-8168
Vikas, Gulati, MD
(Co-Chair)
COM Ophthalmology & Visual Science
zip 5540
email 
phone: 402-559-4276
Laura Bilek, PhD CAHP Physical Therapy Education
zip 4000
email 
phone:  402-559-6923
Matthew Boehm, PhD UNeMed Corporation
zip 6099
email
phone: 402-559-2166
Donald Coulter, MD COM Pediatric Oncology/Hematology
zip 2168
email
phone: 402-559-7257
Alison Freifeld, MD COM Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
zip 6805
email
phone: 402-559-8650
SoonJo Hwang, MD COM Psychiatry
zip 5578
email
phone: 402-552-6002
Erin Iselin, PharmD COP Pharmacy Practice
zip 1090
email
phone: 402-559-1665
Eric Langewisch, MD COM Internal Medicine, Nephrology
zip 3040
email 
phone: 402-559-9227
Matt Lunning, MD COM Oncology/Hematology
zip 6840
email
phone: 402-559-7164
Tiffany Moore, RN, PhD CON Omaha Division
zip 5330
email
phone: 402-559-5460
Christopher (Chris) Shaffer, PharmD COP Pharmacy Practice
zip 6120
email
phone: 402-559-4333
Ka-Chun (Joseph) Siu, PhD

CAHP Physical Therapy
zip 4420

email
phone: 402-559-8464
Christopher Wichman, PhD COPH Biostatistics
zip 4375

email
phone:  402-559-8407

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
Christopher Kratochvil, MD
(Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research)
ex officio
COM Psychiatry
zip 7878
email
phone: 402-559-8490
LuAnn Larson, RN, BSN, CCRP
(Director Clinical Operations, Nurse Manager)
ex officio
Clinical Research Unit
zip 1230
email
phone: 402-559-8555
Peter Giannini, DDS, MS
ex officio
COD Ora Biology
zip 68583-0756
email
phone: 402-472-4160