Melissa Fink

Senior Director IRB Services

Melissa Fink, MA, CIP is a Certified IRB Professional with over 20 years of IRB administration and IRB member experience in academic and central IRB settings. She has served as a PRIM&R mentor, on NIH/Foundation grant Advisory Boards, AAHRPP working groups, and has consulted, published, and presented in various areas of IRB Operation best practices and clinical research compliance. Solutions-oriented. Outcomes-driven. Collaborative. Continuous improvement.

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Mission Statement

The mission of Castle IRB is to protect the rights and welfare of human participants in gene and cell therapy clinical trials while providing efficient, compliant IRB review of research. Using our portfolio of expertise, we strive to be the leading IRB partner in advancing safe, ethical and compliant gene and cell therapy clinical trials to accelerate the next evolution in advanced therapies.