Organizational Chart (PDF)

Lisa Hoebelheinrich, JD, Associate Vice Chancellor for Compliance & Associate General Counsel (913) 588-7928
Ryan Werth, JD, COI Manager (913) 588-1288
Kim Misner-Iles, MS, Compliance Program Specialist (913) 588-1375
Pat Dean-Love, MSM, Business Officer (913) 588-5079
Natalie Holick, JD, Director, Equal Opportunity Office  (913) 588-8011

Office of Animal Welfare
(Animal Protection Program)

Scott Bury, PhD, Director (913) 588-5492
Nathan Culley, DVM, Director, Institutional Animal Care (913) 588-2188
Michael Taylor, PhD, Office of Animal Welfare Compliance Specialist (913) 588-0312
Jason Hembree, MBA, ICUC Administrator (913) 588-2416
Amanda Knudsen, MS, IACUC Generalist (913) 588-1825

HIPAA Compliance

Juli Wessel, MS, Privacy Official, Director HIPAA Compliance                         (913) 588-0940

Institutional Review Boards

Karen Blackwell, MS, Director, 
Human Research Protection Program
(913) 588-0942
Kyle Stephens, HRPP Assistant director (913) 588-1240
Katie Kosfeld, BA, IRB Generalist (913)945-7742
Diane Etzel-Wise, HRPP Program Coordinator (913) 588-1390
Kris Whitaker, Quality Assurance Monitor (913) 945-6760
Melanie Moffat, IRB Generalist (913) 585-1493
Christopher Griffith, JD, IRB Generalist  (913) 588-1379
Jennifer Pennington, BA, IRB Administrator (913) 588-5712

Environment, Health and Safety Office

Ryan Lickteig - Director (913) 588-5163
Andrea Shipp, Radiation Safety Officer (913) 588-6126
Richard C. (Rick) Sundell, Assistant Radiation Safety Officer (913) 588-8112
Sonny Cherrito, Biological Safety Officer (913) 588-5206
Danielle Chavez, Industrial Hygienist (913)-588-8114
Jamie Ronchetto, EHS Program Generalist (913) 588-1081
Nathan Bushue, Biohazard Technician (913) 588-8110
Emily Mattwaoshshe, Hazardous Materials Coordinator (913) 588-5194
Compliance News

Annual Compliance Window FY 15 - Completed

If you are unable to log-in, first check with the helpdesk in case your password has expired.  If they tell you your account was disabled per compliance, please contact the Office of Compliance at 913-588-5079.

 News from HRPP about training for human subjects researchers: 

On July 15, 2014, the HRPP office began using an online resource, CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative), for Human Subjects Committee (HSC) training requirementsHSC training is no longer available in Chalk.

The new CITI training is only required when your previous training expires. HRPP will continue to recognize your Chalk Training for 3 years from your completion date.

Cookies and Compliance

If you missed our four-part series highlighting various compliance areas, you can view the presentations here.

eCompliance Access

For eCompliance access issues, please contact Jayhawk Tech Clinic (IT Help Desk) at 588-7995.

eCompliance Assistance with IRB 

You can sign up for one of our helpful technical assistance sessions through the HRPP website, in the HRPP Events and Training Calendar. Or an HRPP staff member will assist you at your desk.  Contact Diane Etzel-Wise at 588-1390 or

COI Assistance

If you have questions about completing your Conflict of Interest report, please see our informative COI website and be sure to check the User Guides.  Don't forget to check the box and click finish at the Assurance and Certification screen; otherwise your report will remain in draft status.

Keep your disclosures current! Please "Create an Update Certification" in eCompliance if you have a new entity to disclose or make changes to your existing disclosures within 30 days of the change.

COI Contact Information: 588-1288, 588-1375 or View more info at the COI Website.  

Last modified: Dec 31, 2014