Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Office Regulatory Compliance


SIU Ethics Office

Southern Illinois University has an established system-wide Ethics Office which serves to provide leadership on ethics related matters and ethical behavior in the workplace on the Carbondale, Edwardsville, Springfield, Alton, and East St. Louis campuses as well as the many outreach programs. The goal of the office is to advance and protect the University’s mission and to foster an ethical working and learning environment for all. The SIU Ethics Office and Ethics Officer are located on the Carbondale campus and the web site link for this office can be found at:

Penny McCartyPenny McCarty
SOM Ethics Administrator


The School of Medicine’s Executive Director of Human Resources serves as the Ethics Administrator for the School of Medicine. As the School of Medicine’s Ethics Administrator this position is the primary contact for ethics-related questions specific to the School of Medicine, including but not limited to gift ban, prohibited political activities, annual Statements of Economic Interests, and ethics training requirements for all employees. The Executive Director’s contact information is provided under the contacts tab on this page.

Penny McCarty
Executive Director of Human Resources
SO Ethics Administrator
SIU School of Medicine
P.O. 19601
Springfield, IL. 62794-9601
Phone: (217) 545-5646
Fax: (217) 545-1058

Brenda Martin
University Ethics Officer
Southern Illinois University
910 S. Elizabeth St.
MC 6810
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: (618) 536-3464

"The mission of the SIU School of Medicine is to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health care needs through education, patient care, research, and service to the community."