Bio-Safety & Chemical Safety Standing Committee

Reports to:

President from the Chair of the Committee and the Vice Provost for Research through the VP for Health Affairs and VP for Academic Affairs

Charge:

The ETSU Institutional Bio Safety and Chemical Safety Committee (IBC) is responsible for developing institutional biosafety policies and for reviewing and approving research and teaching activities that use biohazards, recombinant DNA and ensuring that protocols conform with the proper guidelines associated with the handling of toxic/hazardous chemicals as defined by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration and/or determined by the ETSU IBC.

Status

Membership  Structure

Name

Area of Representation

Length of Term

Voting

*Membership composition is subject to modification based on federal, state, or local regulations and ordinances.

Nine Faculty recommended by the Deans of the Colleges of Medicine, Public Health, Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences, and Arts and Sciences*

Dr. Michael Kruppa

Medicine

2017

Dr. David Arnall

Clinical & Rehabilitative Health Sciences

2016

Dr. Guangyu Li

Medicine

2015

Dr. Karl Joplin

Arts & Sciences

2017

Dr. Alok Agrawal

Medicine

2015

Dr. Victoria Ramsauer

Pharmacy

2017

Dr. Mohamed Elgazzar

Medicine

2017

Dr. Phillip Scheuerman

Public Health

2017

Dr. Greg Hanley

Medicine

Indefinite

Three representatives from the community (recommended by the Vice Provost for Research)*

To be determined

To be determined

2017

Chief Mark Finucane

Johnson City Fire Department

2017

Dr. David Kirschke

Tennessee Department of Health

2016

Director of Health and Safety

Mr. Dan O'Brien

Health and Safety

Indefinite

Assistant VP for Research

Dr. Louise Nuttle

Research

Indefinite

Non-Voting/ Ex-officio

Vice Provost for Research

Dr. William Duncan

Research

Indefinite

Director of Radiation Safety

Ms. Janice Lyles

Health and Safety

Indefinite

Department of Public Safety Representative


Chief Jack Cotrel

Public Safety

Indefinite

Office of Research & Sponsored Programs Administration Representative

Ms. Mary James

ORSPA Compliance

Indefinite

 

Updated: 8 August 2014