Campus hires AVP for research compliance
Nancy Lewis joined the Binghamton University staff this summer as assistant vice president for research compliance.
Lewis oversees all aspects of compliance related to research, including human subjects protection; animal care and use; research involving radiation, biohazards and other controlled substances; financial conflict of interest; responsible conduct of research; export controls; research misconduct allegation inquiries and the policies guiding these areas. The research compliance team ensures the University is in compliance with federal, state and agency regulations related to research activities, including the implementation of education and training programs for faculty, staff and students in all areas of research compliance.
“It is truly an honor to have the opportunity to facilitate the research compliance needs of Binghamton University,” Lewis said. “We are here to support the research endeavors of our faculty, staff and students and will work hard to provide excellent and responsive service.”
Lewis and her colleagues in the Office of Research Compliance support the following research compliance committees:
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Institutional Biosafety Committee
Human Subjects Research Review Committee
Radiation Safety Committee
Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee
Lewis comes to Binghamton from California State University, Long Beach, where she served as director of research integrity and compliance. She holds a master’s degree in higher education administration from San Jose State University, where she also earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations, advertising and applied communication.