Governance and Oversight (Core A)

The Director and the Executive Committee provide administrative oversight of the IDDRC, cores, and research project.

Executive Committee:

  • IDDRC Research and Core Services Committee
    Evaluates core service delivery to U54 project and IDDRC investigators. Identifies new and emerging technologies to advance IDD translational research. Core faculty and U54 project PI meet monthly.
  • Senior Administration Committee
    Provides oversight, coordination, and integration of IDDRC, UCEDD, LEND, TRIAD, and State- and University-funded activities. Meets bi-weekly.
  • External Advisory Committee
    Composed of seasoned scientists in IDD translational research and IDDRC leadership, and a family advocate and an NICHD representative. Evaluates IDDRC services and functioning. Advises leadership on new or emerging core-related technologies. Recommends ways to improve integration of U54 project and cores. Meets annually. View member list.
  • Membership Committee
    Appointed by IDDRC director, this multidisciplinary committee reviews membership applications of Vanderbilt faculty on a rolling basis and recommends membership appointment to Director for final approval. See Criteria and Application Process.

Key Personnel:

Courtney Evans Taylor, M.Div.

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