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Dr. Heath serves as Chief Research Officer and oversees the operation of two key offices associated with research at UTC:

The Office of Partnerships and Sponsored Programs ( works with faculty and staff  to support the development of competitive grant proposals. 

The Office of Research Integrity ( ensures that research conducted at UTC is in compliance with university, state, and federal regulations.  Specifically, ORI oversees administration of the Institutional Review Board (IRB), the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Export Control, Sponsored Research Post-Award Monitoring, and Research Misconduct.