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Research Compliance

It's more than just a "To-do" list

Award compliance is an expansive set of responsibilities not just for the PI of a project, but for anyone participating in research: faculty, staff, technicians, Post Docs and students.

Please review the pages below to ensure compliance with research projects.

Protocol and Compliance Management System login
Research Integrity and Conflicts of Interest

Guidance & Procedures

Additional university related compliance information is available on the Compliance & Policy Office website.

Manager, Research Compliance

Cindy Corbett
Email: cacorb@wm.edu
Phone: (757) 221-3966

  • Manages all aspects of research compliance and implements policy for matters related to human subjects and animal research, biosafety, radiation, and the responsible conduct of research.  Primary point of conduct for reporting research compliance matters to the federal agencies.
  • Serves as ex-officio member of university research compliance committees, manages protocol tracking databases and other records, advises committees on regulatory questions, and investigates and documents cases of noncompliance. Ensures that all university research activities are covered by appropriate protocols as required.  Assures that all faculty, staff, and students receive compliance training and other required instruction.  Maintains training records and other documents required by auditors to demonstrate compliance under 2CFR200 and State and Federal codes.
  • Manages selection processes including prior internal reviews for limited and internal programs and special project proposals, and provides oversight to facilitate their completion.