Stacy Pritt, MS, DVM, MBA, CPIA, CHRC, DACAW
Dr. Pritt earned her DVM degree at Washington State
University in 1997 and then went on to complete an MBA in Healthcare Management
and MS in Managerial Science. Her
additional professional credentials include Certification as a Professional in IACUC
Administration (CPIA), Certification in Healthcare Research Compliance (CHRC), two
export control certifications, and Diplomate status in the American College of
Animal Welfare (DACAW).
With over 17 years of experience managing research
compliance programs, her responsibilities have included oversight of IACUC
programs, animal research facilities, conflict of interest (COI), US Food and
Drug Administration pre-clinical testing, stem cell research, biosafety, and
export control. Her professional experience
consists of positions in industry and academia including the Harvard Medical
School where she was a faculty member.
Additionally, she has provided training and regulatory consulting services
for multiple companies, universities, and non-profit associations.
Currently, Dr. Pritt serves as the Associate Vice President,
Research Support & Regulatory Management, at the University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas (UTSW).
In this position, she administers the conflict of interest, institutional
animal care and use committee, stem cell research oversight, and export control
programs for one of the largest biomedical research universities in the United
States. She serves as the Chair of the
Conflict of Interest Committee and Designated Official for Conflict of
Interest. She also holds an appointment
as a Faculty Associate in the Department of Psychiatry (Ethics Division) at
UTSW and teaches in the Responsible Conduct of Research curriculum. As part of her institutional role, she also
serves as a member of UTSW’s Human Research Protections Program Steering
Committee, Executive Policy Committee, Learning Council, and Information
Security Acquisition Committee. In 2021,
she established an educational and pilot award program for translational research
with the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
as part of a $40M+ Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the NIH.
Dr. Pritt is a sought after speaker and author. To date, she has given over 100 professional
lectures, authored or co-authored over 50 publications including several book
chapters, and participated in over 25 poster/platform presentations. She has served in numerous leadership
positions with veterinary and research organizations.
Presently, she serves on the Board of Directors for the
Americans for Medical Progress, American Society of Laboratory Animal
Practitioners, American College of Animal Welfare, and the Texas Society for
Biomedical Research, and is a current Program Committee member for the American
Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) annual Conflict of Interest (COI)
meeting. She is the recipient of numerous
awards for her training, speaking, and management activities including the
AALAS George R. Collins Award, LAWTE Founders’ Award, LAMA Ron Orta Memorial
Award, TurnKey Leader of the Year Award, and Washington State University’s
College of Veterinary Medicine Outstanding Service Alumni Award. In 2021, she
was named Distinguished Faculty for the Society of Research Administrators