The Research Integrity and Oversight (RIO) Office supports and educates the UH research community in all areas of compliance with federal regulations concerning human subjects, animal subjects, conflicts of interest, grant congruency, and responsible conduct of research.
Research Integrity and Oversight (RIO) Office:
Kirstin Holzschuh is the Executive Director of the Research Integrity and Oversight (RIO) Office.
With an initial background in research and over 15 years of research administration experience, Holzschuh oversees the University’s two Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), the Conflict of Interest Committee (COIC), and serves as UH’s Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Coordinator.
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Dr. Thomas Todd
Research Compliance Specialist (IACUC)
Conflict of Interest/RCR
Research Compliance Specialist (COI)
Dr. Laura Gutierrez
Senior Compliance Specialist
Institutional Review Boards
Dr. Danielle Griffin
IRB Associate Director
Research Compliance Specialist
Research Compliance Analyst
Research Compliance Analyst (IRB 2)
Maria (Nettie) Martinez
Research Compliance Specialist (IRB 3)