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Research Integrity and Compliance Committee

The Research Integrity & Compliance Committee works to enhance a culture of integrity and compliance within the Vanderbilt research community. The committee’s primary focus is to advance research by strengthening the infrastructure for adhering to research ethics, laws, and regulations.

Committee Members

  • David Wright, Professor of Chemistry (Committee Chair)
  • Terrah Akard, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Graduate School
  • Selene Colon, Assistant Dean for Research Logistics & Compliance, School of Medicine Basic Sciences (Ex-officio)
  • Ellen Goldring, Executive Associate Dean, Peabody College of Education and Human Development
  • Duco Jansen, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Faculty Affairs, School of Engineering
  • John McLean, Dean of Graduate Education and Research, College of Arts & Science
  • Stan Link, Associate Professor of the Composition, Philosophy and Analysis of Music
  • Gregor Neuert, Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
  • Mariann Piano, Senior Associate Dean for Research, School of Nursing
  • Cynthia Reinhart-King, Senior Associate Dean for Research, School of Engineering
  • Shellie Richards, Research Assistant Professor in Communication of Science and Technology
  • Phillis Sheppard, Professor of Religion, Psychology, and Culture and Womanist Thought, Divinity School
  • Paige Skiba, Professor of Law
  • Chris Vanags, Director of Peabody Research Office and Research Assistant Professor in Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Richard Willis, Senior Associate Dean for the Faculty, Owen School of Business