Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Responsible Conduct of Research, and Research Integrity Officer
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Dr. Robert Nobles serves as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Tennessee and has a faculty appointment in the Department of Public Health within the College of Education, Health, & Human Sciences. He serves as the institutional official for the IRB and leads research operations and integrity activities related to the responsible conduct of research, research with human subjects and animals, work with biological and radiological hazards, research conflicts of interest, export controls, and research misconduct. Dr. Nobles has maintained an active research program throughout his career, totaling more than $30 million dollars awarded from multiple agencies. Dr. Nobles' current research activities are aimed at assisting at risk youth in Houston, TX and Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Dr. Nobles has taught on the collegiate level since 2001 in the areas of environmental biology, anatomy and physiology, public administration, health policy and management, health care finance, healthcare ethics and law, epidemiology, and responsible conduct of research. Dr. Nobles prides himself at enhancing research infrastructures, closing the achievement gap for underrepresented groups, and supporting all individuals in their scholarly pursuit of worldly answers through research.
Thursday, November 15
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
Friday, November 16
11:15 AM – 1:30 PM