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Navigating Conflicts of Interest at UMD: Keeping Your Research Above Question and Your Career on Track

When: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Virtual
Description: Conflicts of interest (COI) are quite common in a university environment, and should be managed due to the fact that COI have the potential to threaten the integrity of the university's research, scholarship, instruction, and administrative functions. Please join to learn about what constitutes COI, how and when to disclose potential COI, and the importance of following a COI management plan to ensure research integrity. Topics covered will include: university policy, what/when/how to disclose, managing potential conflicts, handling tricky situations, resources at UMD.

Presenters: COI Committee at UMD:
Patrick G. O'Shea, PhD; Professor, ECE, IREAP; Chair, Conflict of Interest Committee @University of Maryland.
Beth Brittan-Powell, PhD; Director, Research Compliance Initiatives @University of Maryland.
Felicia Metz, JD; Associate Director, UM Ventures @University of Maryland.
Contact: Alla Corey McCoy 301-405-4146
Topical Areas: Faculty and Staff, Students