WORKSHOP: IRB & Responsible Conduct of Research
Work on your mandatory certifications.
- Lunch will be served.
- Wednesday, October 23, 2013. 12 noon - 3:00 PM. Lunch will be served.
- Library 7th Floor Open Area
- (Faculty are invited to join this session.)
PLEASE NOTE: RCR certification is REQUIRED for all graduate students who are conducting research that is funded by NSF or NIH, regardless of use of animal or human subjects. Certification is required for all NIH and NSF funded graduate students and postdocs, in all disciplines, and in all colleges.
Workshop Facilitator: Timothy Sparklin, CIM, CIP, Campus Compliance Officer
About Tim Sparklin:
Tim is UMBC's Campus Compliance Officer. He has been at UMBC since 1992 and, since 1996, been responsible for many areas of research compliance at the university, including human participant protections, animal care and use, and the education and training of investigators. His responsibilites in the Human and Animal Research Protections Office include human and animal use education and training, CITI consultation, IRB and IACUC protocol consultation & pre-review, IRB and IACUC post-approval, PAPM ( IRB protocol audits), and Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) education assistance. He holds a Master’s of Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore and has professional certifications in the field of human research protections from the National Association of IRB Managers (CIM) and the Council for Certification of IRB Professionals (CIP).