POLICY TITLE: Compliance with Financial Conflict of Interest Requirements in Research
DATE OF ISSUANCE: Approved by the Presidentís Council on March 27, 2012.† Effective on August 24, 2012.†
ACCOUNTABLE DEPARTMENT/UNIT: Office of Vice President for Research.† Questions should be directed to the Assistant Vice President for Research Compliance.
ABSTRACT: This policy addresses compliance with respect to conflicts of interest related to research activities.
MISC:† See also Consulting Policy, Policy on Conflict of Interest/Commitment
Carnegie Mellon University Policy on Compliance with Financial Conflict of Interest Requirements in Research
The university recognizes that financial conflicts of interest may exist in a research environment.† The university requires the design, conduct, and reporting of research that is free from bias resulting from investigator financial conflict of interest.† The university has processes in place to facilitate compliance with all applicable laws related to financial conflict of interest in research. The university provides guidelines, approved by the university president, to the university community, to enable the university, and university investigators, to meet their obligations under these laws.