Sanjur Brooks
Full Name
Dr Sanjur Brooks
Job Title
Director, HRPP
Virginia Commonwealth University
Speaker Bio

Sanjur Brooks, DPS, M.A., assumed the role of Executive Director of the Human Research Protections Program at Virginia Commonwealth University's Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation on November 17, 2021. Concurrently, she serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Research and Leadership at George Washington University, School of Medicine, where she teaches courses on Current Issues in Bioethics, Bioethical/Health Research, and Legal & Ethical Issues. Dr. Brooks brings a wealth of experience, having previously held positions such as Chief of Ethics Policy at the National Center for Ethics in Health Care and Acting Director of Compliance at the Department of Veteran Affairs. Prior to that, she served as the Senior Research Ethics and Compliance Officer with the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency, overseeing research compliance programs for the Air Force. Dr. Brooks has presented at national conferences, including the American Public Health Association and Model Agreements & Guidelines International, covering topics such as the ethics of human subjects protections, DoD research-related issues, and Artificial Intelligence in Human Research. She holds a Doctor of Professional Studies Degree in Bioethics from Albany Medical College, a Master of Arts in Bioethics from Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, and a Bachelor of Arts in Biomedical Humanities from Hiram College.