Office of Research Policies, Compliance and Committees

About the Office of Research Policies, Compliance and Committees

The Office of Research Policies, Compliance and Committees (ORPCC) supports and educates the UH research community in all areas of compliance with federal regulations concerning human subjects, animal subjects, conflicts of interest, grant congruency, and responsible conduct of research.

Kirstin Rochford Jennifer Edge
Kirstin Rochford
Director, ORPCC
Jennifer Edge
Assistant Director

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Dr. Terry Blasdel Sarah Viranda
Dr. Terry Blasdel
IACUC Veterinarian
Sarah Viranda
IACUC, Program Coordinator 2

Conflict of Interest

Penny Maher
Penny Maher
Program Coordinator 2

Grant Congruency/RCR

Laura Gutierrez
Laura Gutierrez
Research Compliance Specialist

Committees for the Protection of Human Subjects

Alicia Vargas Samoya Copeland Maria (Nettie) Martinez
Alicia Vargas
Program Coordinator 2
Samoya Copeland
CPHS 1, Program Coordinator 2
Nettie Martinez
CPHS 2, Program Coordinator 1