Debra Schaller-Demers MSOM


Debra Schaller-Demers

Debra Schaller-Demers, MSOM is the Vice President of Research Outreach and Compliance at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). There, oversees the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) program that serves the research communities of MSK, Weill Cornell Medicine, The Rockefeller University, and the Hospital for Special Surgery. In addition, Schaller-Demers administratively directs the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), Embryonic Stem Cell Research, and the Export Control and Controlled Substances in Animal and Laboratory Research programs. She also directs research integrity educational programs, including the semiannual Responsible Conduct of Research course for Tri-Institutional trainees, faculty, and staff. Most recently, she was elected President-Elect of the Society of Research Administrators International (SRAI) in 2019. As a faculty member of the MS in Research Administration and Compliance program at CUNY School of Professional Studies, she teaches several courses including the RAC 699 capstone.

Recent News

CUNY SPS Dean Silva-Puras posing with 2021 Scholarship Recipient winners April Outen and Adina Hoppenstein

CUNY SPS Honors Scholarship Recipients at 8th Annual Reception

November 04, 2021

On October 27, CUNY SPS honored its 2021 scholarship recipients at the School's first in-person event since the pandemic shutdown.

Debra Schaller-Demers

Debra Schaller-Demers Receives Teaching Excellence Award

February 16, 2021

Debra Schaller-Demers, an adjunct lecturer in the MS in Research Administration and Compliance program, has received the 2021 CUNY SPS Adjunct Faculty Teaching Excellence Award.