Judith L. Navratil, MA

  • Pittsburgh Study Administrator

Judith Navratil has more than 30 years’ experience in research, both as a research coordinator for pediatric research programs, and as an IRB Reviewer and Faculty Research Liaison at the University of Pittsburgh Human Research Protection Office. In 2015 she earned a Master of Arts degree from the Center for Bioethics and Health Law at the University of Pittsburgh. She is also certified as an IRB Professional by the Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) organization.

Education & Training

  • History and Politics major, Brandeis University, 1975-1977
  • BA, Political Science, Sociology, and Philosophy, magna cum laude, University of Pittsburgh, 1980
  • Graduate courses in Social Anthropology, Archaeology, Ethnography, and Urban Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh, 1982-1984
  • MA, Bioethics, University of Pittsburgh, 2015

Selected Publications

Navratil, J, McCauley, H.L., Marmol, M., Barone, J., and Miller, E. (2015). Involving youth voices in research protocol reviews. The American Journal of Bioethics, 15:11, 33-34.

Navratil, J. and Miklos, M. (2014).  Using the lives of children who are thriving as a baseline for minimal risk is not useful for IRB determinations.  The American Journal of Bioethics, 14:9, 21-22.

Bean-Mayberry, B., Yano, E.M., Bayliss, N., Navratil, J., Weisman, C.S., and Scholle, S.H. (2007). Federally Funded Comprehensive Women’s Health Centers: Leading Innovation in Women’s Healthcare Delivery.  Journal of Women’s Health, 16:9. 1281-1290

Cotter, R.B., Burke, J.D., Loeber, R., & Navratil, J.L.  (2002). Innovative retention methods in longitudinal research:  A case study of the Developmental Trends Study.  Journal of Child and Family Studies, 11:4, 485-498.

Green, S. M., Navratil, J. L., Loeber, R., & Lahey, B. B.  (1994). Potential drop-outs in a longitudinal study:  Prevalence, stability and associated characteristics.  Journal of Child and Family Studies, 3:1, 69-87.

Green, S. M., Russo, M. F., Navratil, J. L., & Loeber, R.  (1999). Sexual and physical abuse among adolescent girls with disruptive behavior problems, Journal of Child and Family Studies., 8:151-168.

Navratil, J. L., Green, S. M., Loeber, R., & Lahey, B. B.  1994.  Minimizing subject loss in a longitudinal study of deviant behavior.  Journal of Child and Family Studies, 3:1, 89-106.