HSC Compliance & Support Offices
|Human Research Protections Office||The Human Research Protections Office (HRPO) promotes the safety and protection of individuals involved in human research by providing support, guidance, and education to facilitate ethical and scientifically sound research.|
|Conflicts of Interest||The HSC's Conflicts of Interest Office protects the integrity, trust, and respect of UNM, its academic community and its research activities. It enables compliance with applicable laws and other regulatory requirements to protect investigators who may be exposed to conflict of interest situations.|
|Office of Animal Care Compliance||The Office of Animal Care Compliance (OACC) will promote the “three R’s” of replacement, refinement, and reduction when reviewing animal care and use protocols, and will provide services and resources that investigators need to accomplish their research goals|
The export of commodities, software, and technology is regulated by the US Department of Commerce. UNM is committed to export control compliance.
|Scientific Review Committee||The Scientific Review Committee (SRC) reviews the scientific merit of proposals requesting use of archived human specimens in the Human Tissue Repository or other UNM HSC Satellite Repositories, as well as specimens from UNMH Surgical Pathology.|
|Biohazard Compliance||The Biohazard Compliance Office protects personnel, patients, and others from exposure to infectious agents or other viable research biological materials that may cause harm to them or others.|
The Compliance Office assists the HSC community in complying with Federal laws--whether they apply to research, HIPAA, billing, etc.
|Grants Management Preaward||
This is the office where grants, contracts, and other agreements that benefit researchers at the HSC originate. Services provided by the Grants Management Office include reviewing, approving, negotiating, and advising HSC investigators who are seeking external funding.
The technology commercialization process begins with an idea from a UNM inventor and culminates with the introduction of that invention or technology into the marketplace. At UNM, the STC assists with this process.
|Shared Facilities||Faculty, staff, and student research is also assisted by numerous UNM Health Sciences Center facilities.|