Staff

Sheila Cohen Zimmet, B.S.N., J.D., Senior Associate Vice President
(202) 687-8437 Ÿ• zimmets@georgetown.edu

Sheila Cohen Zimmet is the Georgetown University Senior Associate Vice President for Regulatory Affairs and also serves as the research integrity officer and conflicts officer for the Georgetown University Medical Center.  Ms. Zimmet previously served as Associate Dean for Research Integrity for Weill Cornell Medical College, until returning to Georgetown in her current role in which she has oversight responsibility for an array of research ethics and compliance matters. She is a former neonatal intensive care nurse, Senior Associate Counsel to the Georgetown University Medical Center, and the University’s first Director of Research Assurance and Compliance.   Ms. Zimmet has been appointed to a three-year term on the advisory council of the Eunice Kenndy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). She also sits on the elected Steering Committee for the AAMC Forum on Conflict of Interest in Academe.  She is a former two-term member of the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) Advisory Council (1996-2000 and 2004-2008). Ms. Zimmet frequently speaks on issues related to research compliance matters at local, national and international professional meetings.

Administration

Patricia L. Mazar, Senior Administrator
(202) 687-8425 • mazarp@georgetown.edu

Nina F. Angeles, Financial Officer
(202) 687-5211 • nfa@georgetown.edu

Kenya T. Carter, Administrative Assistant
(202) 784-5313 • kenya.carter@georgetown.edu

Conflict of Interest

Sheila Cohen Zimmet, B.S.N., J.D., Conflict of Interest Officer
(202) 687-8437 • zimmets@georgetown.edu 

Ashlea Carver, J.D., Deputy Conflict of Interest Officer & Regulatory Affairs Associate
(202) 687-3354 • ashlea.carver@georgetown.edu 

Occupational Health

Dr. Phil Witorsch, Medical Director
(202) 687-0398 • witorscp@georgetown.edu 

Simona Diggs, Occupational Health Program Coordinator
(202) 687-1734 • sd266@georgetown.edu 

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)

(202) 687-1355 • guacuc@georgetown.edu

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Kristen R. Katopol, M.S., CIM, Director
(202) 687-0328 • krk63@georgetown.eduu 

IRB Office
(202) 687-1506 • irboard@georgetown.edu