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Darri L. Scalzo

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Chicago, IL 60606

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Darri Scalzo, CHRC, CCRP, is a Senior Director at Ankura based out of Chicago. Darri has over 25 years of experience in research compliance, research administration, and auditing, with special expertise in human subject research protections, animal research compliance, research misconduct, and research integrity.


Prior to joining Ankura, Darri served for 12 years as the Research Compliance Officer for an academic health center, where she oversaw the overall research compliance program, directed and performed audits of human subject research studies, animal research protocols, the Institutional Review Board, and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, assisted in investigations of research misconduct and undue foreign influence, and managed the research compliance education program.

Darri has experience interacting with federal oversight agencies such as the National Institute of Health Office of Extramural Research, the Office of Research Integrity, the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Food and Drug Administration. She also has experience in both financial and programmatic audits of federal grants, pre-award administration, and sponsored funds accounting.

  • BA, Economics and Business with an Emphasis in Accounting, Hendrix College
  • Certified in HealthCare Research Compliance
  • Certified Clinical Research Professional
  • HealthCare Compliance Association
  • Society of Clinical Research Associates

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