Ms. Chapman facilitates faculty, staff and students in compliance with research regulations through guidance, support and education. Her responsibilities include oversight of research compliance for animal care, biosafety, environmental programs, human subjects and radiation safety.
Ms. Chapman, formerly vice president for research compliance for the Baylor Health Care System, is the successor to Dr. Bob Curry who retired earlier this year. Ms. Chapman brings to URSA 25 years of extensive experience and expertise in all aspects of research administration.
A few of her accomplishments at Baylor include developing and implementing policies; implementing auditing processes for the Institutional Review Boards (IRB), research laboratories, animal facilities, informed consent, grants, contracts, clinical research and billing compliance; and implementing policies and procedures for disclosure of conflict of interest. She also served as Chair of the Conflict of Interest Committee and of the Research Compliance Committee.