We’re excited to introduce and welcome Suzanne Rivera to our blogging community as a regular contributor.
Sue is the Associate Vice President for Research at Case Western Reserve University, where she has broad responsibility for oversight of the research enterprise. She also is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioethics. In addition to her university duties, she serves as a member of the U.S. DHHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections, is on the Compliance and Research Administration committee of the Council of Governmental Relations, and recently was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Council of University Research Administrators.
Prior to arriving at CWRU, Sue had university appointments at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and at the University of California-Irvine. Before entering higher education management, she spent several years at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, first as a Presidential Management Intern, and later as a Program Specialist with the Administration for Children and Families. Sue holds a BA from Brown University, a Master of Social Welfare degree from UC Berkeley, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Affairs (health policy emphasis) from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Some of Sue’s representative publications include:
- Clinical Research from Proposal to Implementation: What Every Clinical Investigator Should Know About the Institutional Review Board
- Drug Intervention and the Pharmaceutical Industry: Public Policy Considerations and Criticisms of the Pharmaceutical Industry (with Gilman)
- Writing Informed Consent Documents and Obtaining Informed Consent (with Clark, Sheppard, McGuire, and McPhaul)