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Andy Johns is Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for research and is responsible for strategic planning, research policy, infrastructure and elements of regulatory compliance. Johns also works closely with the Vice Chancellor for Research on budget, facilities, and other administrative issues. Currently, he oversees the Office of Sponsored Research, Office of Clinical Trials, Office of Industry Contracting and the Office of Research Information Systems.
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Robin Cyr is Associate Vice Chancellor for Research. As part of her duties as the University Research Compliance Officer, she leads the Research Compliance Steering Committee, which is composed of directors of units responsible for research compliance operations across campus. Cyr is responsible for developing policies, training resources, guidance materials, and processes regarding fiscal compliance with regard to grants and contracts, human subjects protections, animal welfare, responsible conduct of research, conflict of interest, and other federal regulations governing sponsored research. She leads and supports investigative and regulatory site visits, including FDA, CMS, CDC, OIG inquiries and audits, and site visits requested by research sponsors. She represents the University as the administrative representative for the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) and the Council on Governmental Relations (COGR) and serves on the COGR Research Regulatory Reform Committee. She oversees the Conflict of Interest Program, Office of Human Research Ethics, and the Office of Animal Care and Use.
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Don Hobart is Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and manages public, government and external affairs for UNC Research, overseeing the Office of Federal Affairs and the Office of Research Communications. He also assists in developing external partnerships with businesses and economic development organizations.
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Joyce Tan is responsible for the development and implementation of research strategy. She connects the Office Vice Chancellor for Research with research leadership throughout campus, along with other UNC administrative units to facilitate interdisciplinary research programs and initiatives to grow the university’s global reputation and encourage innovation and entrepreneurship. She also promotes research partnerships with external public and private organizations.