College of Medicine Office of Research Compliance Team (COMOR-CT)

Daisy Lausell, MPA, CIP 

Senior Director, Research Compliance 

Daisy has over 20 years’ experience within the government and non-profit sectors in human subjects research (HSR), animal research, Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) operations, auditing, conflicts of interest, training and education, export controls, and responsible conduct of research (RCR). An expert in regulatory compliance, process improvement, operations management, and policy-writing, she thrives in developing successful teams of talented individuals who, with their individual strengths, are key contributors in the detection and prevention of noncompliance.

Rachel Heffern, MSN, BSN, RN, CCRN

Manager, Research Compliance

Rachel has an extensive and diverse background in neonatal and pediatric nursing, clinical trials, gene therapy and rare disease research, quality assurance auditing, and regulatory and compliance operations. She is passionate about educating researchers and research teams about compliance and holds a deep commitment to ensuring quality research for the advancement of science and treatment of patients.

Alana Mahley, BS, CCRP

Research Compliance Senior Analyst

Alana has been with The Ohio State University College of Medicine since 2019 and enjoys learning about the diverse and fascinating research being done here. She is a Certified Clinical Research Professional through the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA). She has previously worked as a clinical research coordinator in gene therapy and regulatory research coordinator in radiology. Alana earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Health and Business Administration from the University of the Cumberlands.

Allyson Miller, MPH, CCRP

Research Compliance Consultant

Allyson joined the College of Medicine Office of Research in February 2020. She has been with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center since 2004. She has previously worked as a clinical research coordinator in oncology and vascular diseases, clinical trials auditor, data abstractor, and most recently as a systems analyst supporting OnCore users. Allyson enjoys working with research teams to ensure research is conducted responsibly. Allyson earned both her Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Master of Public Health degrees from The Ohio State University.

Shirley Ventresca, CCRP

Research Compliance Analyst

Shirley has been with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center for 23 years and enjoys working with researchers, helping them follow regulations, guidelines, and reporting data so their research is ethical and sound. She is a Certified Clinical Research Professional through the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA).

Contact:

COMResearchCompliance@osumc.edu

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