About


The Office of Research Compliance and Regulatory Affairs (RCRA) office consists of five broad compliance units as follows:
  • Office of Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Commitment
  • Export Controls Office
  • Office of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
  • Office of Research Integrity and Compliance
  • Office of Research Security 

Mission

To support the Emory research community by implementing processes and policies and providing training to comply with requirements and regulations.

Vision

To become recognized as institutional leaders who enable research compliance by anticipating risk in an ethically driven environment. 

Values

  • Collaboration
  • Trustworthiness
  • Customer Service
  • Process Improvement
  • Transparency

Goals

The goals of the RCRA team are to initiate the development and implementation of a proactive, comprehensive, and integrated compliance strategy that supports the success of Emory's entire academic research enterprise. The RCRA office will work with investigators, administrators, and regulatory agencies to ensure the efficient and effective implementation and enforcement of research compliance policies and regulatory training.

Contact Information

Find our individual teams' information under About/Contact us. You can also email us at researchcompliance@emory.edu 

Meet the RCRA Leadership Team

Deepika Bhatia MSBME, CCRP, CHRC, CHPC, CCEP

Associate Vice President Research Compliance and Regulatory Affairs/ Chief Research Security Officer

dbsivak@emory.edu



Maria Davila MD, MA, CCRC, CIP

Director, Office of Research Integrity and Compliance/ Deputy Research Integrity Officer

maria.davila@emory.edu

Maria Davila

Esmeralda Meyer MD, JM

Director, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

evargas@emory.edu

Esmeralda Meyer

Rose Ndegwa

Director, Export Control

rose.ndegwa@emory.edu

Rose Ndegwa

Nicole Tannenbaum JD, MSPH

Director, Conflict Interest and Conflict of Commitment

nicole.tannebaum@emory.edu

Nicole Tannenbaum

Maria Wackerly

Sr. Administrative Assistant

mwacker@emory.edu

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