Compliance

Kristin West

Chief Compliance Officer and Research Integrity Officer for Emory University

Kristin (Kris) West serves as the chief compliance officer for Emory University. She works with partners in units across Emory to ensure compliance with the myriad of federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing university activities. As part of her role, she serves as Emory's Research Integrity Officer and administers the process for reviewing allegations of research misconduct. West also serves as Emory's Privacy Officer and oversees compliance with the various privacy regulations applicable to institutes of higher education, including FERPA and HIPAA.

West came to Emory in 1989. Before becoming Chief Compliance Officer, she worked as Emory's Associate Vice President for Research Administration and Director of the Office of Research Compliance. Prior to that she served as Senior Associate General Counsel in Emory's Office of the General Counsel.

West holds a BA from the University of Maryland, College Park, a JD from Mercer University, and an MS from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.

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Kristin West
Chief Compliance Officer 
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