Director, Research Integrity and Compliance

Personnel Groups:  RGS Directors,
Research Support Services:  Research Integrity and Compliance
Office Phone:  (435) 797-8305

Russ Price has served as USU’s Federal Compliance Manager for ten years. In this position, he coordinates campus activities including conflicts of interest, research misconduct, the human research protection program, and training for compliance issues and for the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). He designed and implemented USU’s Research Scholars Certification Program, which provides RCR and survival skill training to students and postdoctoral employees across USU’s campuses.

He also established the New Faculty Mentoring Workshop at USU. Mr. Price founded and chairs USU’s Integrative Compliance Committee, an institution-wide organization that brings together compliance officers involved in business, finance, research, and academic compliance activities. He also organized the Office of Compliance Assistance at USU, which provides support to administration and faculty members in meeting federal and other regulatory requirements. He collaborated with the Institutional Review Board to achieve accreditation of USU’s human research protection program in 2009. Mr. Price is a trained mediator, project manager and facilitator with degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California at Berkeley.