Maria A. Garner

Division Counsel, Research
Office of Legal Affairs

Office Address
3322 West End Ave., Suite 1100
(615) 936-0843

Assistant: Andrea Alexander

Practice Areas: Government and Industry Sponsored Research · Human and Animal Subjects Research · Data and Specimen Regulations and Agreements · International Research · Research Compliance · Research

Maria A. Garner joined the Office of the General Counsel for Vanderbilt University in 2005 and moved to the VUMC Office of Legal Affairs in 2016. Maria began her career at a large Nashville based firm in general corporate practice. Her practice at Vanderbilt and VUMC focuses on regulatory compliance in the research enterprise. She has been a speaker at many conferences and webinars over the years for NACUA and others on research regulatory topics. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University School of Law.