Research - For Investigators - Atlanta VA Health Care System
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Research - For Investigators

Conducting Research at the Atlanta VA

Like all institutions, the Atlanta VA Medical Center has policies and procedures regulating the conduct of research at its facility. 

The Research Office acts as a resource to investigators, study coordinators, and laboratory personnel during the design and implementation of your projects.  We encourage you to utilize these members of our team should you have any questions or need guidance.

Michael Hart, MD , Chief, Research Service

Ashley N. Scales, Ph.D., Administrative Officer for Research:  404 321-6111 ext. 203952
Kallie Medbery, R&D Program Coordinator:   404 321-6111 ext. 206177
Derek Key, IACUC Coordinator: 404 321-6111 ext. 201458
WOC and Credentialing Coordinator:   404 321-6111 ext. 204994
Daniel Roysden, Ph.D., VA/IRB Liaison: 404 321-6111 ext. 202512
Rodney Thompson, Research Compliance Officer: 404 321-6111 ext. 206964
Jennifer Whelan, Human Research Protection Program Quality Manager: 404 321-6111 ext. 203452
Jane Guidot, Clinical Studies Center Manager: 404 321-6111 ext.206933
Jonathan Fidler, Interim Biosafety Officer:  404 321-6111 ext. 202516

Click here to Access Policies on Conducting Human Research at VA

Click here to Access Policies on Conducting Laboratory and Animal Research at VA

Click here to Access the Data Analytics Core Site

Click here to Access Information about Credentialing and Training

What do I have to do to get started in research

Find A Collaborator at the Atlanta VAMC 

How do I start an IPA: 
To start an IPA - fill the IPA form and send to WOCCoordinator@Faver.Foundation 

Click here to find out what Core Equipment is Available at the Atlanta VAMC

How do I request Medical Media Services:  Requesting Medical Media Services (VA Intranet Only)

FAQs (questions that people have about things such as publications, presentations, etc.)



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