Marti Benedict, RN, BSN, IRB Administrator and Chief Compliance Officer for Research

Research compliance committees oversee experiments involving:

  • Human subjects (IRB)
  • Animal subjects (IACUC)
  • Experiments involving recombinant DNA, infectious agents, human blood/body fluids and fresh human tissue (IBC)
  • Stem cell research (SCRO)
  • Research using ionizing radiation (RSC)

Additional compliance programs provide investigator and staff education/orientation & on-site monitoring of human subjects research (QAIP); and review of research preparatory to review, review of research using decedents identifiable health information, and general consultation in regard to research and the Privacy and Security rules of the HIPAA Regulations (HIPAA).