Melissa Ricker

Ms. Ricker is the Central IRB (cIRB) Liaison for the NeuroNEXT Network. In this role, she manages communication between the cIRB and the project teams. She is responsible for writing and overseeing all cIRB submissions, including initial readiness review, parent/child site submissions, study amendments, and annual continuing reviews. In addition, Ms. Ricker provides IRB guidance on ethical and safety-related topics to all project teams, as required.