Category Archives: ORC

GBP Requires License Renewal by June 30, 2016 for Animal Research Using Controlled Substances and Dangerous Drugs

2016 is the renewal year for all persons holding a Researcher Pharmacy registration from the Georgia Board of Pharmacy (GBP Researcher). GBP Researcher registrations expire on June 30 of even numbered years. You must maintain active status of your registration to lawfully possess Dangerous Drugs or Controlled Substances obtained using this registration. Renew prior to […]

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The Emory University Compliance Program Manual 2016

Emory’s Office of Compliance and the Internal Audit Division have collaborated to create the Emory University Compliance Program Manual.  Although the Office of Compliance and the Internal Audit Division are separate units with distinct operational charges, both units recognize that a strong compliance program demonstrates the commitment of the University and its employees not only […]

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Did You Know?!

Did you read the fine print?  Did you pay attention to everything you are agreeing to?  When one receives a federal award there are strings attached.  You are agreeing to a large number of certifications required by your funding agency.  For example- did you know that your NIH grant includes requirements on issues as varied […]

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The Office of Research Compliance: Collaborations for Global Research

Academic research at universities across the country has become increasingly globalized with each year, fostering valuable international collaborations and opportunities for researchers here and around the world.  One unfortunate drawback however of this trend toward international research is the increased relevance of complex federal regulations that govern our transactions and activities abroad.  Notably, regulations regarding […]

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Office of Research Compliance Calendar of Upcoming Events

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Compliance Awareness

The Emory University Office of Research Compliance posted to their website guidance regarding obtaining prescription drugs and/or controlled substances for use in animal or bench research.  The guidance addresses frequently asked questions in order to assist Emory researchers with information related to state of Georgia and federal law requirements. Information on controlled substances in research, […]

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ORC Sponsored Presentation: The Research Clinic

The Office of Research Compliance is sponsoring The Research Clinic video which will be presented by Taofeek Owonikoko, MD/PhD in a unique way.  There will be opportunities for you to become engaged in this presentation with Dr. Koko.   The presentation is on March 12, 2015 from 11:30 – 1:00 at Winship Cancer Institute.  For more […]

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Office of Research Compliance (ORC) Training Events

The Office of Research Compliance offers training opportunities on a variety of subjects. Often, these trainings can help fulfill requirements put in place by research funders. Below is a list of upcoming training opportunities. In order to receive information regarding these training opportunities, please email Sonia Delbridge ( and ask to be added to ORC’s […]

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Uniform Guidance Now Available

As announced earlier, the interim joint final rule implementing the Uniform Guidance (UG) is now available in Federal Register (Vol. 79, No. 244, Friday, December 19, 2014) and can be accessed at  It is effective for new awards and for selected funding increments, issued on or after December 26, 2014. The document is long, […]

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ORC’s 8th Annual Compliance Symposium

The Office of Research Compliance is sponsoring its 8th Annual Compliance Symposium on October 31, 2014.  Our guest speaker will be Dr. Ferric Fang, Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Microbiology at the University of Washington.  Prof. Fang has written more than 180 peer-reviewed articles and has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation, […]

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