Contacts

Contacts


The Research Compliance & Safety Committee is composed of experts in relevant content areas. Our goal is to establish responsive and adaptable phases for the resumption of in-person research at Teachers College (TC), both on- and off-campus. Our goal is to develop protocols and procedures to maintain safety and compliance with all Federal, State, City, and College requirements for human subjects research. Personnel on the Research Ramp-Up Task Force include the individuals and departments listed below, with input from additional campus experts as consultants.

NameCampus RoleCommittee Role
Dr. Karen Froud  Faculty (Department of Biobehavioral Sciences), Principal Investigator (Neurocognition of Language Lab), Chair of the Institutional Review Board  Co-Chair 
Dr. Myra Luna-Lucero  Research Compliance Director, Institutional Review Board (IRB) - IRB@tc.edu  Co-Chair  
Yeremy Chavez Director of Public Safety Administration and Systems - officeofpublicsafety@tc.columbia.edu   Member
Natasha Guadalupe Interim Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) - nsg2112@tc.columbia.edu  Member
Eileen Hawley Nigro Senior Sponsored Research Administrator - eh2642@tc.columbia.edu Member 
Thomas Kaplan Risk Manager, Office of Risk Management - kaplan@tc.edu  Member
Vincenzo Lippiello Assistant General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel - vsl2109@tc.columbia.edu Member
Patrick Mathelier Director of Environmental Health and Safety - ehs@tc.columbia.edu  Member 
John Olsen Maintenance Project Manager, Office of Facilities Management - olsen@tc.columbia.edu Member
Katie Schmitt Director of Special Projects, Office of the Provost - kls2232@tc.columbia.edu Member
Kira Grant Associate Director of Academic Affairs - kag2189@tc.columbia.edu  Member

Additional consultation and support come from Kailee Kodama Muscente, Research Compliance Administrative Coordinator; Teachers College Information Technology; the Office of International Students and Scholars; the Office of Access and Support for Individuals with Disabilities; the Office of External Affairs; the Office for Diversity and Community Affairs; Graduate Student Life & Development; the Office of Teacher Education; and other campus experts as needed.

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