Research Compliance


Welcome to Fordham University's research compliance webpage!

Fordham is committed to the responsible and ethical conduct of research. Our policies, procedures, and guidelines have been created to ensure all applicable laws and regulations guiding the responsible and ethical conduct of research are upheld. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.

University Research Compliance Council (URCC)

The mission of the Fordham University Research Compliance Council (URCC) is to serve as an advisory resource and a platform for communication to ensure all areas of research compliance (including education and outreach to faculty, staff, and administration) are addressed at the highest standards.

Council Members

Michele Kuchera, URCC Director Institutional Review Board
Kris Wolff, URCC Co-Director Sponsored Research Compliance
George Hong Chief Research Officer
Silvio Balzano Information Technology Privacy
Ipsita Banerjee Lab Safety
Laura Childs Intellectual Property/Copyright
Daniel Correll Export Control and Intellectual Property
Thomas Daniels Lab Safety
Edward Dubrovsky Radiation Safety
Craig Frank Institutional Biosafety Committee
Lisa Lancia Export Control
Mariah Lewis Intellectual Property/Copyright
Linda LoSchiavo Intellectual Property/Copyright
Lau-Rene Manuel Environmental Compliance and Occupational Safety
Patricio Meneses  Lab Safety
Berish Rubin IACUC
Jeremy Slatken Financial Reporting and Compliance
Faculty Senate President Research Integrity