Christopher M. Pitoscia

Roles and Responsibilities

As the Manager for Research Safety Programs, Chris is responsible for the coordination, integration and management of the University’s biological, chemical and radioactive research safety programs at all Columbia University campuses (Morningside Heights, Medical Center, Lamont Doherty, Baker Field, Nevis and Manhattanville) and satellite locations, New York State Psychiatric Institute and New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia.  He has established short-term and long-term departmental and campus-based goals to fully integrate the University’s research safety programs and has ensured a proactive, customer-oriented service program focused on compliance with federal, state and local regulations and best management practices (BMPs).