Claire Dunne, Director of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) within the Office of Research Integrity (ORI), is a 2020 recipient of the RIO Champion Award.
Claire was nominated by:
What the Nominators Said About Claire
Claire is deeply committed to her responsibilities in support of human research. Through her openness, approachability, and dedication, she has fostered a culture of respect, program integrity and education. She has also adeptly shaped the evolving state of human research oversight at CU Boulder with a balanced approach, diligence to detail and training outreach. Her positivity and inclusiveness provide a trusted, welcoming environment for engaging conversation. The program experienced many challenges this past year, but Claire's leadership capitalized on these opportunities to strengthen the team and provide continued and timely support for essential research on campus.
Some of Claire’s key contributions include:
Claire is a tremendous team player within the Office of Research Integrity. As a trusted team member for help and support, and representing ORI interests int he upcoming office relocation to Pearl Street East, her leadership has been and will continue to be instrumetnal in the smooth transition of personnel across both the Main and East campus to a single facility. Her institutional knoweldge is a benefit to other research compliance offices within RIO (Conflicts of Interest) and campus (OIT InfoEd upgrade and User Acceptance testing, coordination with Wardenburg/CTRC) and assists colleagues and other departments whenever possible. While many are deserving within RIO, Claire's personality, commitment and ethics set her apart and motivate and influence the IRB and ORI teams.