IRB Membership Roster


Member Name Title and Affiliation Term of Appointment Member Designation
Joseph Stephan, PhD Assistant Professor, Gilbert & Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine, LAU February 2019 - present Chairman IRB, Scientific member
Vanda Abi Raad, MD

Anesthesiologist, Associate Professor, Director of the LAU Clinical Simulation Center & Program Director of Anesthesia, Gilbert & Rose-Marie Chagoury  School of Medicine, LAU

June 2017 - present Vice Chair IRB, Scientific member
Rudy Abi Habib, PhD 

Assistant Professor, Psychology Department, School of Arts and Sciences, LAU

May 2016 - present Scientific member
Tassoula Bassous, PhD

Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Special Education Consultant, LEAPS Center

January 2019 - present Non-Scientific and Not affiliated member
Hani Dimassi, MPH, PhD 

Associate Professor, Biostatistics and Public Health, Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, LAU

February 2018 - present Scientific member
Myrna Abi Abdallah Doumit, PhD Assistant Dean / Associate Professor, Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing, LAU January 2013 - present Scientific member
Michele Kelly, PhD Lecturer, Social Work, School Arts and Sciences, LAU April 2019 - present Non scientific member
Abeer Hani, MD Pediatric Neurologist
Assistant Professor, Gilbert & Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine, LAU
January 2016 - present Scientific member
Fr. Paul Jabbour Lady of Deliverance Church, Byblos October 2016 – present Non-Scientific and Not affiliated member
Karl Jallad, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Assistant Professor, Gilbert & Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine, LAU

January 2019 - present Scientific member
Jordan Ludders Srour, PhD Assistant Professor, Adnan Kassar School of Business, LAU January 2016 - present Non-scientific member
Yolande Saab, PhD Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Science, School of Pharmacy, LAU April 2019 - present Scientific member
Rami Smayra, LLM Smayra Law Office May 2019 - present Non-scientific and not affiliated member
Christine Chalhoub, CCRP, CIM Director, IRB Office, LAU March 2011 - present Scientific, Non -voting member
Rayana Jaafar

MS Student, School of Engineering (Ad hoc Student member)

September 2018 - present Non-scientific member, Non-voting member
Rita Iskandar Med III Student, Gilbert & Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine, LAU (Ad hoc Student member) October 2017 - present Scientific member, Non-voting member
Karmen Baroudy, M.Sc. IRB Administrator, LAU February 2012 - present Scientific, Non-voting member