About us

Mission statement

The mission of the Human Research Protection Program is to:

  • Safeguard and promote the health and welfare of human research subjects by ensuring that their rights, safety and well-being are protected;
  • Provide guidance and support to the research community in the conduct of research with human subjects;
  • Assist the research community in ensuring compliance with relevant regulations;
  • To provide timely and high-quality education, review, and oversight of human research projects; and
  • To facilitate excellence in the conduct of human subjects research.

The Human Research Protection Program includes mechanisms to:

  • Monitor, evaluate and continually improve the protection of human research participants;
  • Exercise responsible oversight of human subjects research;
  • Educate IRB members, investigators, and staff about their ethical responsibility to protect research participants;
  • When appropriate, intervene in research and respond directly to concerns of research participants

Contact Information

For general questions, please contact the HRPP Office. To schedule a consultation, please complete our consultation request form.

Our team

Elizabeth Bedwell
Institutional Official
Vice President Research Administration

Lori Roesch, CIP
Human Protections Administrator
Research Integrity Manager
(414) 337-7705 | lroesch@childrenswi.org

Michelle Martin, JD, CIP
HRPP Quality and Operations Specialist
(414) 266-7454 | mmartin@childrenswi.org

Kristin Costello
IRB Administrative Assistant
(414) 337-7133 | kcostello@childrenswi.org

Brandon Woodruff, BS
IRB Analyst
(414) 266-4503 | bwoodruff@childrenswi.org

Edmond Bedjeti, BS, CCRC
IRB Analyst
(414) 337-7694 | ebedjeti@childrenswi.org

Rebecca Sandborg, PhD, CIP
IRB Analyst

Alexa Williams, RN
IRB Analyst