Program Direction and Administration

Program Direction

Principal Investigator/Program Director:


Clinical Services Core Leaders:

The Program Director of the GCRC at Penn State with the assistance of the Associate Program Directors, is responsible for the administrative oversight of the Main Center at Hershey Medical Center and the Satellite Center at University Park. This includes the quality of inpatient and outpatient medical care, nursing, core laboratory and nutrition staffs.

Research Subject Advocate: Tom Lloyd, PhD

The Research Subject Advocate (RSA) of the GCRC assures that all steps are taken to maximize patient safety as detailed in the protocols approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB).

The work in the GCRC is guided by several agencies and regulations. Information on these agencies can be found under Regulatory Information.