Compliance Services

NOTE:  This is the University of Kansas Medical Center compliance office site. To contact the  University of Kansas Physician's Compliance Office, contact Reta Studnicka at 913-588-6629.  For University of Kansas Hospital Compliance, contact Robert Spaniol at 913-945-5216.


Mission of the Office of Compliance

To assure the highest standards of excellence and integrity in all its research endeavors, and promote ethical conduct of research through proactive mechanisms such as:

  • Education and Outreach
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Enforcement
  • Assessment, Monitoring, Auditing and Reporting
  • Institutional and Individual Accountability
  • Institutional Oversight Committees
Compliance News

Annual Compliance Window FY 16

In September, your annual COI reporting email will arrive from

The annual Compliance Training Window begins October1.  Watch for the opening email.




The Office of Compliance will achieve national recognition for effective compliance by creating an environment where compliance is viewed as an integral component in the ethical conduct of research and education.

Core Values

  • Excellence - We seek excellence in all our endeavors, and we are committed to continuous improvement.
  • Intellectual Freedom -We believe in ethical and scholarly questioning in an environment that respects the rights of all to freely pursue knowledge.
  • Integrity -We are committed to the principles of truth and honesty, and we will be equitable, ethical and professional.
  • Service - We believe that serving others is a noble and worthy endeavor.
  • Diversity - We respect others and value diversity of opinion, freedom of expression, and other ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Stewardship of Resources - We are dedicated to the efficient and effective use of resources. We accept the responsibility of the public's trust and are accountable for our actions.
Last modified: May 15, 2015