University of Pittsburgh. Conflict of Interest Committee & Office Partners in Promoting Integrity in Research, Teaching, and Administration. Financial Conflicts of Interest: Why Should You Care? Presentation for the Pitt Research Network March 17, 2009, noon – 1:00 p.m. BST Room S-120.
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Conflict of Interest Committee & OfficePartners in Promoting Integrity in Research, Teaching, and Administration
Financial Conflicts of Interest: Why Should You Care?Presentation for the Pitt Research NetworkMarch 17, 2009, noon – 1:00 p.m.BST Room S-120
Jerome L. Rosenberg, PhD
(Chair/COI Committee & Research Integrity Officer)
David T. Wehrle, CPA, CIA, CFE
Why is it important to identify and manage conflicts of interests?
If COI is not managed…
contracts (including failure to disclose COI) and federal regulations.
Depression expert at Emory pulls out of research projects
NIH freezes grant money; Emory to begin monitoring potential conflicts of interest
Gayle White, Craig Schneider Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Emory psychiatry professor D. Charles B. Nemeroff is stepping down from university research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health, as the federal agency cracks down on the school’s handling of potential conflicts of interest, university officials said.
The NIH has frozen funds for a $9.3 million project on depression led by Nemeroff, acknowledged Ron Sauder, a university vice president. The project had been under way for two of its proposed five years.
Researchers Fail to Reveal Full Drug Pay
By GARDINER HARRIS and BENEDICT CAREY June 8, 2008
A world-renowned Harvard child psychiatrist whose work has helped fuel an explosion in the use of powerful antipsychotic medicines in children earned at least $1.6 million in consulting fees from drug makers from 2000 to 2007 but for years did not report much of this income to university officials, according to information given Congressional investigators.
By failing to report income, the psychiatrist, Dr. Joseph Biederman, and a colleague in the psychiatry department at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Timothy E. Wilens, may have violated federal and university research rules designed to police potential conflicts of interest, according to Senator Charles E. Grassley, Republican of Iowa. Some of their research is financed by government grants.
Senator Grassley Pressures Universities on Conflicts of Interest
By JEFFREY BRAINARDAugust 8, 2008
University scientists should have their grants yanked by the National Institutes of Health if they fail to report financial conflicts of interest, said U.S. Sen. Charles E. Grassley.
Conflict of Interest Committee’s Human Subject Research Working COI Policy:
Chair, COI Committee
412-624-3007 [email protected]
Director, COI Office
412-383-1774 [email protected]
Associate Director, COI Office
412-383-2828 [email protected]
Coordinator, COI Office
412-383-1968 [email protected]