Anita Eisenstadt

Anita Eisenstadt, J.D., served on the NWABR Board of Directors from 2018-2019.  She is an Assistant Vice President for Research Integrity at Oregon State University.  Her office has responsibility for protection of human subjects, animal welfare, conflict of interest and export controls.  Anita has spent her career working at the intersection of law, science policy and international diplomacy.  As a Senior Foreign Affairs Officer in the U.S. State Department's Office of Science and Technology Cooperation, she promoted bilateral cooperation in scientific research with partners in Europe.  She led the U.S. delegation to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Committee on Science and Technology Policy and its Working Party on Biotechnology.  She also formulated and coordinated U.S. policy on science and technology issues such as data sharing, intellectual property rights, export laws, health, and biotechnology.  Prior to joining the State Department, Anita served as Assistant General Counsel at the National Science Foundation on research compliance, international scientific cooperation, and data sharing.  She served as NSF’s Ex-Officio member on the HHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) and on the National Science and Technology Council’s Subcommittee on the Protection of Human Subjects.  She also co-authored the Federal Policy on Research Misconduct and adjudicated NSF’s research misconduct cases. 

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