Committee For the Protection of Human Subjects

Contact CPHS

The staff of the Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects Office has over twenty-five years of combined experience in the area of biomedical research ethics along with active participation in with organizations such as ARENA and PRIM&R (Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research), which are national professional organizations for IRB-involved persons.

Sylvia Romo, BSBM
Senior IRB Coordinator

(713) 500-7938
Sylvia.Romo@uth.tmc.edu 

Paula Alexander
Senior Staff Assistant

(713) 500-7942
Paula.Alexander@uth.tmc.edu

Vondiza Gaines, BBA
IRB Coordinator, Panel 1

(713) 500-7941
Vondiza.Y.Gaines@uth.tmc.edu 


CPHS Graduate Assistant

(713) 500-7935

Deborah Dowlin, MA
IRB Coordinator, Panel 3

(713) 500-7971
Deborah.J.Dowlin@uth.tmc.edu

 

Audrey Ester, PhD
IRB Coordinator, Panel 2

(713) 500-7914
Audrey.Ester@uth.tmc.edu

 

Cristal Casanova, BS
IRB Coordinator, Panel 4

713.500.7939
Cristal.A.Casanova@uth.tmc.edu

 

 


Cynthia Edmonds, MLA
IRB Director 

(713) 500-7936
Cynthia.L.Edmonds@uth.tmc.edu

 

Anne Dougherty, MD
Vice President, Human Research Protections Program

Institutional Official 
Anne.H.Dougherty@uth.tmc.edu

 


CPHS HELPLINE   713-500-7943
iRIS HELPLINE    713-500-7960
UTHealth’s Compliance Hotline (1-888-472-9868)

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Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects
6410 Fannin, Suite 1100
Houston, Texas 77030

Phone 713.500.7943
Fax     713.500.7951
Email cphs@uth.tmc.edu 

IRIS Support 713.500.7960

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