Todd Guttman, M.D., J.D.

 Number of Years in Research Administration: 20

Institutions: USAF Medical Center Wright-Patterson, Wright State University, Ohio State University


Todd Guttman, M.D., J.D. is a special assistant to the Vice President for Research at Ohio State University, providing counsel on industry partnerships and complex compliance issues to the university’s Office of Research Compliance and Industry Liaison Office. He also is an adjunct faculty member in the OSU Moritz College of Law, where he has taught health, research and food and drug law.


Todd served until his retirement in 2013 as Associate Vice President for Research Compliance at Ohio State.  In that position, he was responsible for coordinating the University’s research compliance program, including human and animal subjects; the protection of personally-identified research information; export control; sponsored programs; and research integrity, including conflict of interest and scholarly misconduct.  


Prior to his role as Associate Vice President for Research Compliance, Todd served as Associate Legal Counsel in the OSU Office for Legal Affairs where his clients included the University’s Offices of Research, Technology Licensing, and Responsible Research Practices, the Ohio State University Research Foundation, and the colleges, departments and units involved in the institution’s research enterprise.  Before joining the University, he was an attorney with the law firm of Hahn Loeser & Parks, where he represented hospitals, start-up companies and small and medium sized businesses in transactional corporate, health care and intellectual property matters.


Dr. Guttman received his M.D. and J.D. degrees from the Ohio State University, completed an internship and residency at the Indiana University Methodist Hospital and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Todd has been a full-time faculty member, clinician and researcher at the Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio.  He also served in the United States Air Force as Associate Director for Emergency Services at the USAF Medical Center Wright-Patterson in Fairborn, Ohio.


Todd has served as a NCURA SPA II faculty member, as a two-term member of the  Council on Governmental Relations (COGR) Board of Directors, and as a member of the COGR Research Administration and Compliance and Contracts and Intellectual Property Committees.  He has also been a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) research practice group. 

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