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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

Contact us here or call 352-392-9174 for assistance.

Name Position
Cassandra Farley Director & Research Integrity Officer
Marsha Pesch Associate Director
Export Control Officer
Amber Moore Associate Director
Deputy Research Integrity Officer & Research COI Administrator
Nadia Brown Compliance Manager, International Engagements
Laura Schaecher Compliance Analyst IV, Research Integrity
Carter Post Compliance Analyst III, Export Control 
Chris Mullaney Compliance Analyst II, Research Conflict of Interest
Megan Renick Compliance Analyst I, International Engagements
Stacy Beck Compliance Analyst I, Export Control
Lana Kaufman Compliance Analyst I, International Engagements
Emily Stone Compliance Analyst I, Research Conflict of Interest
Savannah King Administrative Support Assistant

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Mailing Address

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