Office of Research Subject Protection


The Office of Corporate Ethics and Research Subject Protection at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is dedicated to furthering the hospital's overall mission to understand, prevent and cure cancer by:

  • Promoting and advancing a culture of corporate ethics that fosters ethical behavior – acting in ways consistent with one’s personal values and the values of Roswell Park
  • Advancing responsible and ethical research practices, to ensure that the rights, dignity and welfare of all research subjects are protected
  • Minimizing the risks associated with such endeavors in accordance with the Belmont Report, FDA, OHRP, USDA, OLAW, NIH, and OBA by providing oversight, education and monitoring
  • Promoting and advocating for research subjects, especially those who are vulnerable and/or susceptible to manipulation and exploitation
  • Fostering a culture of compliance oversight for protection of research subjects and enhancing protections for those in research studies

Our office also provides education for investigators, research and administrative staff, and board members including but not limited to:

Conflict of Interest

For Information regarding conflicts of interest contact Sandra Gollnick, PhD, at 716-845-8877.


Our office has received accreditation from:

Reporting Research Concerns

Concerns related to research may be reported anonymously to the Office of Research Subject Protection.