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DSR Roundtables

DSR Roundtables are held twice per year, once in the spring and once in the fall.  The purpose of these Roundtables are to provide a forum for DSR's to receive information and to network with others in a similar role.  Agenda items vary with each Roundtable.  If you have any suggestions for future Roundtable topics, please send an email to

Spring 2020 DSR Roundtable:


Spring 2020 Virtual Roundtable Recording

Disclaimer: This information was provided to Cornell Staff on May 7, 2020 and is current as of that date. For current information on COVID-19, please refer to the Cornell University COVID-19 Resources and Updates Webpage. 


  • Facilitated By: Ed Evans, Controlled Substances and Regulated Chemicals Manager
  • COVID-19 Related:
    • General Operating Status, PPE and Restart Efforts – Tim Fitzpatrick, Sr. Director EHS
    • Research Safety:  Operations, Guidance Documents and Lessons Learned  –  Josh Turse, University Biosafety Officer; Paul Jennette CVM Director of Biocontainment Operations
  • Cority Incident Management Training – Levi Harmon, Manager Occupational Health, Safety and Injury Prevention
  • Fire Inspections Update – Ron Flynn, University Fire Marshal
  • EHS New Website  – Lorrie Chase, EHS Management Systems Specialist
  • Concluding Remarks – Brenda Coolbaugh, Chemical Hygiene Officer

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