May 19, 2014
Vice President for Research Jorge José announced today that John Baumann, Ph.D., Executive Director for Human Research Protection Programs at Indiana University, has been promoted to Assistant Vice President for Research Compliance following a national search.
“Our search process generated a very strong candidate pool,” said Vice President for Research Jorge José. “Search committee members and interviewers from both core campuses who met with Dr. Baumann commented upon his success in addressing a challenging situation in the Human Subjects Office, and his overall commitment to facilitating research while ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state and university regulations. I am confident that Dr. Baumann will be a strong leader for Indiana University’s Research Compliance organization. He will bring to his new duties his long experience in research compliance, his past work as a researcher, and his familiarity with IU.”
Reporting directly to Vice President José, Dr. Baumann will have oversight for IU’s Human Research Protection Programs, Animal Care & Use Programs, Conflict of Interest, Export Controls, and Research Integrity programs. He will also work with the Research Cabinet.
Baumann has served since 2012 as Executive Director for Human Research Protection Programs. He joined IU in 2009 as the Executive Director of Research Ethics, Education and Policy (REEP). Previously, he was Vice Provost for Research at University of Missouri-Kansas City, and Deputy Executive Director at the National Development and Research Institutes in New York, NY. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Since 2012 he has been a member of the Council of Accreditation for the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP), and has served as an AAHRPP Site Reviewer since 2007.