Associate Director, Office of Research Integrity and Compliance, Stanley Manne Research Institute, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Jessica Macha, CIP is an associate director in the Office of Research Integrity and Compliance at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. As associate director, Ms. Macha manages the Compliance and Education Program that is responsible for ensuring human subjects research is conducted according to institutional policies and the various federal regulations. She plays a key role in maintaining Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital’s AAHRPP, Inc. accreditation, analyzing IRB metrics, conducting compliance audits, writing policies and procedures, and manages the post-approval monitoring program. She provides support for the pediatric IRBs at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital and mentors the IRB staff. Ms. Macha is also a member of the Growing Research with Advocacy and Dedication, a diverse committee dedicated to utilizing a stakeholder-engagement model to create tools and resources for research participants at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital. Her undergraduate education is in liberal studies from Grand Valley State University and she completed a Post-Baccalaureate certificate program for pre-medicine at Northwestern University.
Friday, November 16
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM