Joseph Giffels

With undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Biology from Olivet College in Michigan and a Masters in Administrative Science from the Johns Hopkins University, Mr. Giffels came to UMB in 1990 where he served in the Dean’s Office of the School of Medicine as the Administrator of the University’s Institutional Review Board and the School of Medicine’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.  Previously, Mr. Giffels was a Research Associate in the Neurovirology Division of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology and Administrator for University Affairs for the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery.  He now directs the University’s Research Integrity Office, which is responsible for the administrative management of conflicts of interest in research and allegations of research misconduct.