Candice A. "Candy" Yekel

  • Associate Vice President for Research (phased retirement 7/01/2023-6/30/2025)
Office of the Senior Vice President
Office for Research Protections
Research Misconduct
101 Technology Center Innovation Park University Park, PA 16802
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Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct ORP operational oversight
  • Provides leadership to the different research compliance programs and five compliance committees, including monitoring compliance activities to ensure the University maintains compliance with federal regulations
  • Oversees and directs the inquiry/investigation of non-compliance
  • Serves as the University Conflict of Interest Officer for both individual and Institutional Conflict of Interest
  • Serves as the University Research Integrity Officer and the Vice President's designee on all misconduct committees charged with investigating allegations
  • Serves as the Institutional Official for IRB and IACUC programs for all campuses, except the College of Medicine



MS, Developmental Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University
BS, Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University