1998 to Present
Practice Areas: Provides legal advice and representation to the Office of Research with the focus on issues related to research administration and areas of compliance, including contracts and grants, export controls, select agents and toxins, conflicts of interest in research, and serves as legal advisor and staff supervisor to the Institutional Review Board (“IRB”) including HIPAA in research and related training and policy development. Advises FSU Research Foundation.
Education: B.S., Criminology, cum laude, Florida State University (1978); J.D., Florida State University (1982)
Bar Membership: Supreme Court of Florida
Prior Legal Employment: Florida Department of Revenue, Assistant General Counsel – State and Local Taxation issues (1983-1990); Florida Board of Regents, Associate General Counsel - Higher Education issues (1990-1998).