To view brief biographies of the directors of the various research administration offices, click on the office abbreviation to the right.
David Cannon currently works at The University of Alabama at Birmingham as the Director for the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). His position entails the daily management of office operations as well as long-range planning in a collaborative institutional environment. Mr. Cannon was previously employed at Vanderbilt University, where he was instrumental in the development of the office of animal welfare assurance and the implementation of a post-approval monitoring program supporting three auditors. He was also employed at Wake Forest University as a research manager for the department of physiology and pharmacology, where he spent ten years managing a large behavioral pharmacology laboratory. Continuing at Wake Forest University, he accepted a position in the office of research, where he developed the first program of post-approval compliance monitoring as the university’s first compliance officer. As a research associate at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Mr. Cannon conducted selection testing from mass screening in human subjects and led a project that investigated the effect of closed head injury on affected cognitive memory loss.