OSU Conflict of Interest

From Exectutive Vice President and Provost Bruce McPheron, Senior Vice President for Research Caroline Whitacre and Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer Gates Garrity-Rokous (2017):

The Ohio State University requires certain faculty, staff members and students to complete an annual financial disclosure to comply with federal and state conflict of interest (COI) regulations, accreditation requirements and Ohio State faculty and staff COI policies.
The following faculty, staff and students are required to complete the e-COI disclosure:

Faculty who:

  • have been identified as a project director, principal investigator or senior/key personnel (including non-university employee consultants) on sponsored projects during the past 12 months
  • are investigators, senior or key personnel on current Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) or Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) protocols during the past 12 months
  • received salary support during the past 12 months from specific federal grants or industry-sponsored projects, which require COI reporting
  • have fiduciary and financial responsibility for their units, college or the university
  • are member physicians of The Ohio State University Faculty Group Practice (FGP)

Staff members, administrators and students who:

  • participated as investigators, senior or key personnel on sponsored projects during the past 12 months
  • are investigators, senior or key personnel on current IRB, IACUC or IBC protocols during the past 12 months
  • received salary support during the past 12 months from specific federal grants or industry-sponsored projects, which require COI reporting
  • have fiduciary and financial responsibility for their units, college or the university
  • are select staff from the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC)

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