North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System
Resources for Staff Investigators
Conducting Research at the NF/SGVHS
Safety / HRPP / Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) / WOC (Without Compensation) / Policies / GECL (Gene Expression Core Lab) / VMU (Veterinary Medical Unit) / Research Common Resource Equipment
Research and Development Committee (RDC) (updated 6/30/2016)
Subcommittee for Research Safety (SRS) (updated 6/30/2016)
Oversight Committee for Clinical Research (OCCR) (updated 6/30/2016)
- Research Budget Subcommittee (RBS)
Scientific Projects Committee (SPC) (updated 6/30/2016)
Committee for Research Support (CRS)
UF-IRB-01 (updated 6/30/2016)
Human and Animal Research
If you already have an Active Human study and would like to submit one of the following:
Common Resource Equipment
Fees for Veterinary Medical Unit and Core Facility
VA Research Data Security & Privacy Is Everyone's Responsibility
Please be advised that under VHA Handbook 1200.05, “Protection of Human Subjects in Research” Paragraph 7j. Record Retention. All VHA research records may not be destroyed and must be retained until further notice. When a new VHA Records Control Schedule is published notice of the change will be posted on the Research Service Web page. See also,
For more information please visit: VA Research & Development
Reporting a Research Safety Concern?
If you feel that any investigator or study personnel have performed research in a way that is noncompliant with VA Safety policies, you should file a report (containing as much specific factual information as possible--what, when, where, by who?) with either your supervisor or the Research Compliance Officer. To report to the Research Compliance Officer, send a written statement to the Research Compliance Officer, Mail Stop 151 or call 352-376-1611, x.5542. Confidentiality will be maintained to the greatest extent possible. A report may also be filed anonymously.
VA Mandatory Training:
(Mandatory Review Fair)
"Annual Government Ethics Training"
VA Privacy and HIPPA Training
Prevention of Workplace Harrassement/No FEAR Act
UF Mandatory Training:
Mandatory CITI Training:
Links to NF/SGVHS Research Centers
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