Enhancing Research Compliance with Technology & Innovation

Date: February 28th, 2024 from 1:00-2:00pm ET
Presenters: Sarah Ziegler, Ph.D. and Mitchell Desmarais

Join us on February 28th, from 1:00-2:00pm ET for a webinar where we will explore the essential do’s and don’ts of utilizing technology to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of research compliance committees. Discover best practices and common pitfalls in implementing technology for research compliance committees, ensuring a smooth and compliant process. Lastly, we will explore strategies for choosing the right technology for your institution.

Gain valuable insights and practical tips that can transform the way your research compliance committee operates. Don’t miss this opportunity to make compliance processes smoother and more effective with the power of technology.

During this session, we will address the following three learning objectives:

  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Utilizing Technology
  • Leveraging Technology for Seamless Communication
  • Enhancing Data Management and Reporting

Register now to secure your spot! We look forward to seeing you there.

About the presenters

Sarah Ziegler, Ph.D., RBP, CBSP (ABSA)
Vice President of IRB, IBC and Biosafety

Sarah Ziegler, Ph.D., is responsible for leading the Biosafety and IBC services at Sitero. Dr. Ziegler is an ABSA certified biosafety professional and is passionate about ensuring the safety of workers and the community during biomedical research. She has previously served as an IBC chair, Biosafety Officer and Responsible Official for multiple research institutions. She has also consulted on projects as an SME for Select Agents, Biorisk Management, facility design and Laboratory Operations. Dr. Ziegler was previously the Deputy Director of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) with the USDA where she supervised laboratory operations and Biorisk management. Dr. Ziegler received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Biomedical Science and was a Post-doctoral Fellow in the National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP).

Mitchell Desmarais 
Director – Research Compliance Business Development

Mitchell Desmarais has a wealth of expertise in Research Administration/Compliance Technology as well as Sitero’s Solutions and Services. Mitchell specializes in leveraging the Sitero Mentor Research Administration platform. This intelligent automation solution transforms reporting, communication, and process management functions for research, clinical, and higher education institutions. Mitchell’s proficiency extends to streamlining IRB, IBC, IACUC, accreditation record-keeping, committee workflows, internship management, course evaluations, and more. With a keen focus on customization and user-friendly design, Mitchell ensures that administrators and users experience seamless operations.