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Yvonne K. Higgins, CIP

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Lindsay McNair, MD, MPH, MSBioethics

Chief Medical Officer, WCG

David Forster, JD, MA, CIP

Chief Compliance Officer, WCG

Jeffrey A. Cooper, MD, MMM

Vice President, Process & Strategic Improvement

Lindsay A. Abraham, JD, CIP

IRB Chair – Regulatory Lead

Daniel Kavanagh, PhD, RAC

Senior Scientific Advisor, Gene Therapy, WCG

David A. Borasky, MPH, CIP

Vice President, IRB Compliance

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  • Protocol-specific questions for studies under the oversight of a WCG IRB should be submitted through your IRB contact person, not through this form.
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