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The Office of Research Support (ORS) does not administer or oversee HOP policy 5-2011 or training related to the policy. ORS administers HOP policy 7-1210, “Promoting Objectivity in Research by Managing, Reducing or Eliminating Financial Conflicts of Interest” so if you conduct research and have:

  1. Not submitted a Financial Interest Disclosure (FID), you will need to complete mandatory training and file a FID. Instructions for completing these requirements are located at
  2. Previously submitted a FID, you are not required to complete additional training nor re-disclose the same information to comply with the UTS 180/HOP 5-2011 policy requirements.   However, you may have other responsibilities under that policy.

HOP policy 5-2011 QUESTIONS? Contact the Provost’s Office or call Mike Kerker, Associate Vice Provost at (512) 471-2694.

ORS Contact Information

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Physical Address:

Peter T. Flawn Academic Center (FAC)
Suite 426
2304 Whitis Ave, Stop A3200
Campus Mail Code: A3200

Mailing Address:
The University of Texas at Austin
Office of Research Support
P.O. Box 7426
Austin, TX 78713

Main Office Number: (512) 471-8871
Fax Number: (512) 471-8873
Office Email


Wayne Patterson, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Research
Director, Office of Research Support

Lori Roalson, Ph.D.
Assistant Director
(512) 471-8608

Sandra Borucki
IRB Program Coordinator
(512) 471-8653

Meghan Hammock
IRB Program Coordinator
(512) 232-2625

Veronica Inchauste
IRB Program Coordinator
(512) 232-2625

Chan Kean
Senior IRB Program Coordinator
(512) 471-6733

Cheryl Krisher
Executive Assistant
(512) 471-8871

Tina Gutierrez
Administrative Associate
(512) 471-8871

Eunjung Lee-Furman
IRB Program Coordinator
(512) 471-6386

Patricia Levin
IBC Program Coordinator
(512) 232-9674

Wendy Keswater
IACUC Program Coordinator
(512) 232-9314

Justin McNulty
Senior IACUC/IBC Program Coordinator
(512) 475-8650

Holly Tieu
Senior COI and IRB Program Coordinator
(512) 232-2044