Working collaboratively with laboratory personnel to meet oversight mandates

by Jennifer Davis

Continuing oversight of research activities is required by federal laws, regulations, and policies, but how this is accomplished is left to the individual institution. At Penn, the research community wanted to respond to this oversight mandate, but sought a partnering type of approach with the IACUC and the Office of Animal Welfare (OAW). Within the OAW at Penn, our mission, as compliance liaisons, is to work openly and cooperatively with the scientific community. This helps the laboratory personnel to view compliance as a tool to facilitate their research objectives and assists the overall institutional compliance.

Don't miss this and more at the Age of Auditing Symposium on February 3-4, 2015 at the ACE Conference Center in Lafayette Hills, PA.

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