Research & Sponsored Programs

Carol Katch

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Compliance Officer
Office of Research & Sponsored Programs
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Carol began working at UW-Whitewater in March of 2013 as an IRB and IACUC Administrator and Administrative Assistant.

Over the past five years her position has grown to include the oversight and implementation of all institutional policies regarding research related compliance.  These include the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the protection of human subjects, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), Conflict of Interest (COI), and Export Controls.  She has recently obtained the ECTI Accredited Export Complance Professional (ECoP) certifications for both the US International Traffic in Arms and US Export Administration Regulations.

Her daily duties include review of all IRB and IACUC protocols to ensure they are complete and accurate.  Establishing initial assessment for protocol classification and passing recommendations onto the appropriate board/committee.  She is responsible for all aspects of IRB and IACUC protocol administration, including all correspondence with Principal Investigators and Student, reminders, maintenance, closing, archiving and auditing.  This also includes establishing that all activities with the IRB and IACUC programs within the University are in compliance with Federal, State, and University policies.

In addition, staying abreast of changes in federal regulations (NIH, USDA, etc.) which may affect research practices at the University and seeing that these updates and changes in regulations and policies are communicated across the UW-Whitewater campus.



Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
800 West Main Street
2243 Andersen Library
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790


Phone: 262-472-5212
Fax: 262-472-5214