RMTIRB Members

Below is a list of current members of the Rocky Mountain Tribal Institutional Review Board.  If you have any questions, please see the sidebar on this page for contact information.

 

RMT-IRB Chair

Vernon Grant, PhD (Blackfeet)
Assistant Research Professor
Center for American Indian and Rural Health Equity
Montana State University

 

RMT-IRB Co-Chair

TBD

 

RMT-IRB  Coordinator

Karen Manzo, PhD, MPH
711 Central Ave, Suite 220
Billings, Montana 59102
Phone: (406) 252-2550; 304-368-8337 (c)
Email: IRB.Coordinator@rmtlc.org

 

Medical Doctors

TBD

 

Alternate

William L. Freeman, MD, MPH, CIP
Northwest Indian College, Bellingham, WA

 

Jonathan Gilbert, MD, Billings Area IHS

Billings, MT

 

Behavioral Health Scientist

TBD

 

Alternate

Angela Russell, JD, MSW (Crow)

 

Scientist

Judy Antell, PhD (Minnesota Chippewa)
Former Director, High Plains American Indian Research Institute (HPAIRI), University of Wyoming

 

Alternates

Pharah Morgan, MS, MPH (Navajo, San Ildefonso Pueblo, & Santo Domingo Pueblo )
Project Director, Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council

 

Community Members

Jodi Bulltail (Crow)
Finance, Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council

Leslie Racine (Ft. Belknap, Gros-Ventre)
Program Analyst, Billings Area IHS

 

Alternates

Sonya Big Leggins (Ft Peck Assiniboine & Sioux)
Program Cordinator, Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council

Francine C. Gachupin, PhD, MPH (Jemez Pueblo)
Professor, University of Arizona-Tucson

Ramey Growing Thunder (Dakota, Navajo)
Director, Tribal Historical Preservation Office and Cultural Resource Department

Byron Larson (Northern Cheyenne)
Xanovea, Inc

Shannon Plainfeather-Bradley (Crow)
Assistant Executive Director, Crow Health and Human Services

Dawn Oleyte, RN (Assiniboine)
Billings Area IHS Nurse Consultant

Kelly Webb (Eastern Shoshone)
Eastern Shoshone Recovery Program