Executive Director

Photo of Johanna StamatesJohanna Stamates holds a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in hospital economics and nursing, and completed several certifications for the conduct of research and research compliance. She has over 30 years of combined experience in healthcare, healthcare and research compliance, and management. Her expertise ranges from nursing, study and site management to research compliance and the development and delivery of research and compliance related training. Certified by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9000, she is experienced in the creation, implementation and oversight of total quality management systems (QMS) and was vital in the implementation of QMS in the Vienna Hospital Association. Johanna Stamates currently directs the Office of Research Compliance and Quality Assurance (RCQA) at the University of Miami. This includes the oversight of human subject research compliance programs such as Quality Assurance, Clinical Trials Disclosure, Corrective and Preventive Action System and research compliance related education.
She maintains memberships with ACRP, SQA, the University of Miami Bio Ethics Committee and HCCA.