Compliance, Integrity, and Safety Directory

Compliance, Integrity, and Safety

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Joanne Polzien

Executive Director, Compliance, Integrity, and Safety

906-487-2902
jpolzien@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center 302
David Dixon

David Dixon

Biosafety Officer, Compliance, Integrity, and Safety Office

906-487-2131
dcdixon@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center 323
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Cheryl Gherna

Coordinator, Regulatory Review Boards, Compliance, Integrity, and Safety Office

906-487-2902
cagherna@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Coordinate and monitor activity that involves human and animal subjects
  • Advise and assist researchers with applications and revisions that involve human and animal subjects
  • Ensure compliance with federally mandated regulations
Allen Niemi

Allen Niemi

Director of Occupational Safety and Health Services

906-487-2118
anniemi@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center 322
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Kimberly Puuri

Staff Assistant, Compliance, Integrity, and Safety Office

906-487-2902
kjpuuri@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Provide support for Research Integrity & Compliance staff
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Aparupa Sengupta

Lab Safety Scientist/Responsible Conduct of Research Instructor, Compliance, Integrity, and Safety Office

906-487-3153
asengupt@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Develop standardized lab safety program and assist departments with implementation of the program
  • Provide lab safety guidance to University staff, faculty, and administrators regarding codes, policies, and procedures
  • Assist with review of Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) disclosures
  • Instruct "Responsible Conduct of Research" course (UN0500)
  • Conduct RCR training seminars (lunch and learn) for faculty, staff, and students