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  1. Howard University Research Compliance Office Responsible Conduct Research Workshop Howard University Graduate School Nov 2, 2010 Yonette F. Thomas, Ph.D. Associate Vice President for Research Compliance

  2. Research Compliance Office The Howard University Research Compliance Office

  3. The Howard University Research Compliance Office Manage and enforce the policies and procedures associated with the care and use of: • Animals • Human Subjects • Bio-hazardous Material

  4. The Howard University Research Compliance Office I.A.C.U.C. Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee I.B.C. Institutional Bio-Safety Committee I.R.B. Institutional Review Board

  5. Research Compliance Office The Howard University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

  6. The Howard University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee RESPONSIBILITY Reviewing protocols, animal care and use programs, and University animal facilities to ensure compliance with Federal standards and regulatory requirements.

  7. The Howard University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee TASKS • Improving the health care for animal species used as pets, evaluating new drug therapies, and understanding the mechanisms of diseases that afflict humans and animals. • Providing excellent care for animals used in research, to gain the maximum amount of information from every animal used, and to minimize procedures that have potential for discomfort, distress, or pain.

  8. Research Compliance Office The Howard University Institutional Review Board

  9. The Howard University Institutional Review Board RESPONSIBILITY The timely review of all research protocols whether exempt or non-exempt, whether funded or non-funded.

  10. The Howard University Institutional Review Board TASKS • Upholding compliance with pertinent federal regulations governing the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and other activities involving human participants. • Assisting researchers whether the protocols are funded or non-funded and conducting continuing education of our membership. • Safeguarding human participants with regards to risk vs. benefits.

  11. Research Compliance Office The Howard University Institutional Bio-Safety Committee

  12. The Howard University Institutional Bio-Safety Committee RESPONSIBILITY The HU-IBC ensures the safe use and disposal of biohazardous, radioactive, and recombinant DNA material according to Federal policies and procedures.

  13. The Howard University Institutional Bio-Safety Committee TASKS • Maintaining compliance when it comes to the use and disposal of hazardous material. • Reviewing and approving protocols prescribing the use of biohazardous, radioactive, and recombinant DNA material in animals. • Providing annual training sessions for researchers who require the use of biohazardous, radioactive, and recombinant DNA material for research.

  14. Research Compliance Office Staff and Contact Information

  15. The Howard University Research Compliance Office Yonette F. Thomas, Ph.D. Associate Vice President for Research Compliance ythomas@howard.edu Marline Brown-Walthall, MPH Sr. Compliance Administrator marlinebrownwalthall@howard.edu LeeRoy Smith Special Assistant leesmith@howard.edu Odette A. Godwin-Davis Executive Assistant Ogodwin-davis@howard.edu Donalia Clay Administrative Assistant dclay@howard.edu C.B. Powell Building525 Bryant Street, N.W., Suite #137 | Washington, DC 20059 (202) 806-4759

  16. Websites • http://ovprc.howard.edu/offices/index.html • http://ovprc.howard.edu/offices/huirb.html • http://ovprc.howard.edu/offices/huiacuc.html • http://ovprc.howard.edu/offices/huibc.html

  17. Contact Us Research Compliance Office C.B. Powell Building 525 Bryant Street, N.W. Suite #137 Washington, DC 20059 (202) 806-4759