Rachel Kasperek earned her Juris Doctor from The University of Southern Maine School of Law in the Spring of 2015 and holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology/Sociology from The University at Buffalo in her NY hometown. Joining UNE in April of 2015, Rachel comes from The University of Southern Maine where she served as the Research Integrity Administrator, responsible for oversight of the IACUC and IBC. Rachel serves as a resource at UNE for the IACUC, IBC, and IRB, administratively supporting each of the committees and heading the compliance program. Rachel enjoys experiencing and supporting the research of faculty and staff at the University, and acts as the sole collaborator for investigators to ensure their research endeavors are in compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations. She also provides education and information to investigators and research staff on the UNE compliance program and processes.