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Research Integrity, Security & Compliance


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UF Research Integrity, Security & Compliance (RISC) provides support to UF’s research community to ensure regulatory and institutional compliance and promote the highest ethical standards in research.

The University of Florida conducts research in compliance with established federal, state and local rules, regulations, policies and procedures. RISC develops and implements research compliance programs and coordinates activities with various compliance offices and committees.

RISC is also responsible for reviewing and facilitating the investigation of research misconduct or other research integrity deviations. RISC is responsible for the following areas:

International Engagement & Collaborations

What international relationships and activities must be disclosed?

Export Controls

Distribution of export controls, deemed exports

Research Integrity & Research Misconduct

Fabricating, falsifying or plagiarizing research

Research Conflict of Interest

Significant financial interests related to research

Staff Directory

Name Position Phone Number Office Number
Cassandra Farley Director & Research Integrity Officer (352) 392-9174 GRI 241
Marsha Pesch Associate Director
Export Control Officer
(352) 392-9174 GRI 249
Amber Moore Associate Director
Deputy Research Integrity Officer & Research COI Administrator
(352) 273-3104 GRI 239
Nadia Brown Research Regulatory Manager (352) 273-1546 GRI 234
Carter Post Assistant Export Control Officer (352) 273-0281 GRI 236
Laura Schaecher Research Regulatory Analyst III, Research Integrity (352) 294-2898 GRI 234
Megan Renick Research Regulatory Analyst II, International Engagements (352) 273-2089 GRI 234
Chris Mullaney Research Regulatory Analyst II, Research Conflict of Interest (352) 273-2341 GRI 236
Stacy Beck Research Regulatory Analyst II, Export Control (352) 273-1230 GRI 236
Savannah King Administrative Support Assistant (352) 392-9174 GRI 236

Mailing Address

Research Integrity, Security & Compliance
University of Florida
236 Grinter Hall
PO Box 115500
Gainesville, FL 32611-5500