Kenia Francis Viamonte

Director, Human Subject Research (HSRO)

(305) 243-9672
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About Kenia Viamonte

As Director for the Human Subject Research Office (HSRO), Kenia oversees the review of human subject research studies, the regulatory team that conducts HSR reviews, the five Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and several compliance initiatives. She started at the University in 2002 at Medical Human Resources, where she was the recruiter for temporary staffing, and joined HSRO in 2005. She is well versed in the areas of IRB Operations, Research Compliance, Personnel Matters, Conflict Resolution, and Project Management. Kenia is the accreditation contact for the University through the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP). She earned her Undergraduate and Graduate degrees from the University.