John Baumann oversees IU’s Human Research Protection Programs, Animal Care and Use Programs, and its Conflict of Interest, Export Controls, and Research Integrity programs, ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state, and university regulations.
Baumann joined IU in 2009 as the executive director of Research Ethics, Education and Policy (REEP), became executive director of Human Research Protections Program in 2012 and Assistant/Associate Vice President in 2014. Previously, he was vice provost for research at University of Missouri-Kansas City and deputy executive director at the National Development and Research Institutes in New York, NY.
Baumann received his Ph.D. and M.A. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has been a site visitor for Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) since 2004 and member of AAHRPP Council of Accreditation 2012-2018.