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Kory Trott

Director, Research Integrity and Consultation Program
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The Division of Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance
Research Integrity and Consultation Program
North End Center, Suite 4120
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Mail Code: 0497


Kory Trott joined the Research Integrity and Consultation program in 2019.


Before joining Virginia Tech, Kory worked for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) in Atlanta, where he started as a Presidential Management Fellow. The Presidential Management Fellows program is the federal government’s flagship leadership development program for early career graduate degree holders.

Upon completion of his postgraduate fellowship, he joined the Office of the Associate Director for Science, where he served as a member of the Public Health Ethics and Strategy Unit.  He provided ethics training to and consultation for the agency’s scientists. He served on the Zika Virus Policy Team in the CDC’s Emergency Operations Center. Prior to joining CDC, Kory worked as a reviewer for the University of Wisconsin Health Sciences Institutional Review Board.


Kory holds a bachelor’s degree in biological anthropology from the George Washington University, as well as a master’s degree in public health from Drexel University, and a JD from the University of Wisconsin School of Law.