Head, Research Administration, NAMRU-6
US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6
Ms Lescano has served at NAMRU-6 for over 30 years and since 2005 in the role of Head, Research Administration and Research Integrity Officer since 2011. In these positions, she has coordinated the activities of the scientific review board, research ethics committee, research integrity office, IACUC, research agreements and MTAs, and training, among others.
Her experience spans from research administration to program oversight and monitoring, assisting NAMRU-6 and other institutions in Peru in the development of their institutional policies and educational programs in areas of human subjects protection, scientific integrity and care and use of animals.
Ms, Lescano has been particularly active in scientific integrity training for the past 4 years, preparing modules for the Peruvian Responsible Conduct of Research online course, coordinating curricula for short courses and workshops for local under-graduate and graduate programs, as well as speaking, as a guest lecturer, in my institution and in academic and research institutions from various parts of Peru and in neighboring countries.
Ms. Lescano is an attorney and has completed a Masters in Bioethics and a Masters in Epidemiological Research at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia.
Monday, November 18
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday, November 20
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