Brian Smith

CECO/Sr Assoc VC-Research

Brian is the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer(CECO)/Senior Associate Vice Chancellor - Research (SAVCR). He is responsible for overseeing and implementing key compliance programs that ensure that UCSF fulfills its missions of high-quality research, clinical care, and teaching while preventing fraud, abuse, and waste. Brian is also responsible for management and oversight of multiple infrastructure components of the research enterprise, and he also collaborates closely with faculty leaders and UCSF Health. The SAVCR oversees the operation of the following research support services units: Environment, Health and Safety; Human Research Protection Program; Institutional Animal Care and Use Program; and Laboratory Animal Resource Center.