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Research & Development Committee

The Research and Development Committee is responsible for all research activities within the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, whether funded or unfunded. The Committee is responsible for maintaining high standards throughout the Research & Development Program. These standards include, but are not limited to: assurance of the scientific quality of research projects, protection of human rights, laboratory safety, and welfare of animal subjects in research.

Research & Development Subcommittees

Research Safety and Security Committee (SRSS Biosafety)

The SRS-IBC is responsible for coordinating the safety program in all designated research areas. It ensures that quarterly safety inspections are conducted, safety training is provided, accidents are reported and investigated, and safety questions are addressed in a timely manner. Employees are encouraged to notify any member of the SRS-IBC of unsafe conditions or other issues related to safety.

Learn more about the Research Safety and Security Committee (SRSS Biosafety).


Important R&D Committee Review Dates 2021

Submission Deadline Dates Meeting Dates Jan. 21, 2021 Feb. 4,2021 Feb. 18,2021 March 4, 2021 March 18, 2021 April 1, 2021 April 22, 2021 May 6, 2021 May 20, 2021 June 3, 2021 June 17, 2021 July 1, 2021 July 22, 2021 Aug. 5, 2021 Aug. 19, 2021 Sept. 2, 2021 Sept. 23, 2021 Oct. 7, 2021 Oct. 21,2021 Nov. 4, 2021 Nov. 18, 2021 Dec. 2, 2021 Dec. 23, 2021 Jan. 6, 2022

For more information regarding the governance of R&D Committee, please reference the VHA Directive 1200.01 and/or contact our R&D Manager: