Lauran Qualkenbush is the Director of the Office for Research Integrity and the Research Integrity Officer for Northwestern University. She is responsible for promoting the responsible conduct and appropriate administration of University research and is involved in Responsible Conduct of Research education across the University and coordination of the University’s plan. She oversees the development of research-related training and responds to allegations of research misconduct as well as other types of research non-compliance. She has been in this role and engaged in RCR and research integrity for over 18 years. Ms. Qualkenbush also is a founding member and the current President of the Association for Research Integrity Officers (ARIO). She is a teaching RIO for the HHS ORI RIO boot camps and has served on multiple HHS ORI review panels.