Judith Carrithers has been working in the Johns Hopkins Office of Human Subjects Research for eleven years and has been the Assistant Dean since 2012. She is responsible for human subjects research oversight and the Institutional Review Board system at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM IRB). The JHUSOM IRB serves six hospitals and several schools within Hopkins, and a clinical research network comprised of five regional hospitals. The JHUSOM IRB has seven IRB committees and approximately 5500 active studies. In addition, the JHUSOM IRB coordinates ancillary review of research protocols (for example, conflict of interest committee review and clinical radiation review).
Judith received her JD degree from Stanford University Law School (California) in 1987 and her Master’s degree in public administration form Seattle University (Washington) in 1987.