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Research Integrity Director Lee Prete

Leanne Prete

Director, Research Integrity Office

Facilitates research and innovation by administering programs that provide ethical and regulatory oversight. Oversees and serves as a resource on research integrity programs related to research involving human and animal subjects, conflicts of interest, export controls, responsible conduct of research and data privacy. Facilitates approval of non-disclosure agreements and data use agreements.

Melissa GreenMelissa Green

Research Compliance Specialist

Duties include conducting initial reviews on all human subject research application submissions, corresponding with researchers for clarifications on research application, verifying that required training is in place, responding to questions regarding submission procedures and regulatory requirements, providing guidance and suggestions on consent forms and recruitment materials to meet ethical standards, organizing full board meetings, preparing meeting materials, recording meeting minutes, and creating reports.

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Terri Hollowell

Research Compliance Specialist

Coordinates the daily activities of certain compliance programs handled by the research integrity unit, specifically tracking conflict of interest reporting and contacting the campus community when they travel outside the United States to notify them of export control implications.

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Kristin Robeson

Research Compliance Specialist

Assists with the review of human subject research submissions and committee activities, coordinates the activities of the UNCW HIPAA Planning Committee including training and serving as a resource on data privacy concerns, organizes and conducts training for the Responsible Conduct of Research training program, and develops progress, activity and effectiveness reports for all RIO programs.