Head, Research Administration, NAMRU-6
US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6
I have served at NAMRU-6 for over 30 years and have served in the role of Head, Research Administration since 2005 and Research Integrity Officer since 2011, In this position, I have coordinated the activities of the scientific review board, research ethics committee, IACUC, research agreements and training, among others. I am an attorney and have completed a Masters in Bioethics. I have also completed a Masters in Epidemiological Research.at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia.
My experience spans from IRB administration to program oversight and monitoring, assisting my institution and other institutions in Peru in the development of their institutional policies and educational programs in areas of human subjects protection, scientific integrity and care and use of animals.
I have been particularly active in scientific integrity training for the past 4 years, preparing modules for the original Responsible Conduct of Research Peruvian online course, coordinating curricula for short courses and workshops for local under-graduate and graduate programs, as well as speaking, as a guest lecturer, in my institution and in academic and research institutions from various parts of Peru and in neighbouring countries.