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Compliance: Research Compliance

The Office of Research Compliance (ORC) is responsible for the organizational integration of the Research Compliance Program through collaboration with leaders across the research community including, but not limited to, the Office of Research, Environmental Health & Safety, UC Irvine Health and the College of Health Sciences.

The ORC works to ensure that policies, procedures, programs and educational activities are developed to satisfy federal, state and institutional regulations governing the conduct of research.  

The Research Compliance Program provides training and educational programs for faculty, staff and students so that they may better meet compliance requirements. In addition, ORC may perform routine or for-cause compliance assurance audits and recommend institutional responses to ensure compliance in the following research risk areas:

  • Research Billing
  • Human Subjects Protections
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Research Misconduct
  • Grant Management
  • Time and Effort Reporting
  • Export Controls
  • Biosafety
  • Animal Research
  • Research Privacy and Security
  • Investigational Drug and Device Storage
  • Records and Retention

Other services provided by ORC include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing Regulatory Expertise
  • Monitoring Regulatory Changes
  • Responding to Reported Research Concerns
  • Participating in UC Irvine Health Committees and Work Groups
  • Maintaining the Research Compliance Website

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Compliance Contacts

Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer
714-456-3674


Deputy Compliance Officer
714-456-8778


Compliance and Privacy Office
714-456-3916