Research Protections Office
University of Vermont
213 Waterman Building
85 South Prospect Street
Burlington, Vermont 05405

  • Hours:

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Monday - Friday

RPO Organizational Chart

RPO Staff
Name Position Email Phone
Clas, Aubrie Assistant Director for Administrative Operations, IRB, IACUC, IBC 802-656-1282
Cousins, Caleb Information Technology Professional 802-656-3686
Crain, Karen Research Review Analyst, IRB 802-656-5025
Dattilio, Abbey Research Review Analyst, IACUC, IBC 802-656-8805
Dulin, Jennifer Research Review Analyst, IRB 802-656-4179
Guayasamin, Ryann Research Review Analyst, IRB 802-656-8162
Locher, Melanie Assistant Director for Monitoring and Education, IRB, IACUC, IBC 802-656-5249
Silver, Donna Director 802-656-8804
Tracy, Lynn Electronic Research Systems, Project Manager 802-656-1333
Weld, Gale Research Review Analyst, IRB 802-656-9982
Wright, Sarah Research Review Analyst, IRB 802-656-8144

Committee Chairs
Name Position Email
Alan Homans, M.D. Executive Chair, CHRMS
Alexandra Potter, Ph.D. Chair, CHRMS
Renee Stapleton, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Chair, IRB
Theodore Marcy, M.D. Chair, CHRBSS
George Wellman, Ph.D. Chair, IACUC
Benedek Erdos, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Chair, IACUC
Ruth Blauwiekel, D.V.M., Ph.D. University Veterinarian, IACUC
Robert Kelm, Ph.D. Chair, IBC
Sean Diehl, Ph.D. Associate Chair, IBC
Jeff LaBossiere UVM Biological Safety Officer, IBC



Updated 2/4/20