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RBHS Research Community

As your partner in the ethical conduct of research, we offer guidance [http://rbhs.rutgers.edu/hsweb/guidance/] and direction in the development of research projects that meet Federal and State laws and regulations, as well as industry best practices and serve as your primary contact for IRB matters. We offer education on topics in research ethics and compliance for the general research community and are available for small group education upon request. We also provide training in eIRB, the new electronic IRB submission system. Feel free to contact us to partner with you in the ethical and compliant conduct of research. Contact information is listed below.

HSPP Executive Staff

Executive administration and oversight

Judith A Neubauer, Ph.D.
Institutional Official, Associate Vice President for Research
973-972-5455

Paula Bistak, DMH, RN, MS, CIP, CHRC
Executive Director Human Subjects Protection Program
973-972-8573 - Newark
732-235-8578 - New Brunswick
908-304-3908 - Blackberry

Western IRB administration, HSPP Office management

Shelia G. Evans
WIRB Administrator, Management Assistant
732-235-8682

HSPP Program Development

Medical Humanist, Project Research & Development, Community Engagement & Participant Perspective

Chris Asmann-Finch, DMH, MS
Program Development Specialist
201-826-6413
973-972-9597
732-235-8505

Human Research Subject Quality Assurance

Pre-study assistance, audit, remediation, and reporting

Cheryl A Forst, RN, BSN, CCRP
HSPP Analyst Director
973-972-2171
732-235-8682

Kathleen Villapiano, BA, CCRP
Senior HSPP Analyst
973-972-1149
732-235-8682

Monique Superville, MA, CCRP
Senior HSPP Analyst
973-972-9597

Niem-Tzu "Rebecca" Chen, MS, MEd, CCRP
Human Subjects Protection Analyst
973-972-1149