About the Office of Regulatory Affairs

The Georgetown University Office of Regulatory Affairs provides oversight and guidance in human subject research; animal care and use; biosafety; chemical safety; radiation safety; occupational health; export controls; conflict of interest; handling of hazardous, controlled or regulated substances; material transfers; and research misconduct.

The mission of the Office of Regulatory Affairs, working in cooperation with the University community, is to facilitate research integrity in the design, conduct, review and reporting of research, and to promote adherence to applicable laws, regulations, and professional and ethical standards.