Barbara Szolc

Roles and Responsibilities

Barbara Szolc is the Senior Compliance Specialist in the Office of Research Compliance and Training, helping to manage the administration of the University’s policies and processes concerning conflict of interest in research.


Dr. Szolc received an M.D. from University of Lodz, Poland, and  completed her postdoctoral training in biomedical science at Northwestern University and Columbia University. She has done research at government-sponsored research entities, including Brookhaven National Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory. She was also part of the NASA Space Radiation Exploration Program (NSRSS) in 2007. Dr. Szolc has published many scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals including J. of Rad. Bio., J Vasc Interv Radiol, Magn Reson Med., Radiology, Radiation Research, Nanomedicine and Gastroenterology. Her research was mostly focused in radiation biology, immunology, neurology and social science. Prior to returning to Columbia, Dr. Szolc worked at New York University in education management, providing oversight and monitoring of pre-doctoral academic programs.