IRB Membership Roster

As of January 2021 

Member Name Title and Affiliation Term of Appointment Member Designation
Joseph Stephan, PhD

Assistant Professor, Gilbert & Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine

Director, IRB office, LAU

September 2016 -present

February 2019 - present

Scientific member


Chairman, IRB
Vanda Abi Raad, MD Clinical Professor/Assistant Dean for CME, Director, Clinical Simulation Center Department of Anesthesiology, Gilbert & Rose-Marie Chagoury  School of Medicine, LAU June 2017 - present Vice Chair IRB, Scientific member
Aniella Abi Gerges, PhD Assistant Professor, School of Medicine December 2019 - present Scientific member
Rudy Abi Habib, PhD 

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

May 2016 - present Scientific member
Lina Aoun, M.Sc. Chief Nursing Officer, LAUMCRH December 2019 - present Scientific member
Madona Azar, MD Endocrinology 
Clinical Associate Professor, Gilbert & Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine, LAU
January 2021 - present Scientific member
Maya Bassil, PhD Associate Professor, Nutrition Department, School of Arts & Sciences, LAU January 2021 - present Scientific member
Grace Dagher, PhD Associate Professor, School of Business December 2019 - present Non-scientific member
Maha Habre, DNP, RN, CEN Clinical Assistant Professor,
School of Nursing, LAU
October 2020 - present Scientific member
Abeer Hani, MD Assistant Professor and Pediatric Neurologist,
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
Michele Kelly, PhD Lecturer, Social Work, School Arts and Sciences, LAU April 2019 - 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
Jordan Ludders Srour, PhD Associate Professor, Adnan Kassar School of Business, LAU January 2016 - present Non-scientific member
Stephanie Atallah PGY-1 Resident, School of Pharmacy, LAU (Ad hoc Student member) September 2019 - present Scientific member, Non-voting member
Karmen Baroudy,  M.Sc., CIM IRB Administrator, LAU February 2012 - present Scientific, Non-voting member