Research Conflict of Interest and Research Integrity Advisory Committee (COI)

The Research Conflict of Interest Committee assists the Research Conflict of Interest Officer in the assessment and management of potential financial conflict of interests related to sponsored research programs.

In addition, this committee serves to advise the Research Integrity Officer on University policy related to the investigation of scientific misconduct and the development of University programs for training in the responsible conduct of research. This committee has meetings as needed.

Research Administration

  • Jennifer Rudes: Director Research Administration
  • Marti Benedict: Research Compliance Officer

Basic Sciences

  • Chair:  Robert Quinn, DVM
    Director, DLAR
  • Jeffrey D. Amack, , PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Michael F Princiotta , PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Eric Olson: PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology
  • Richard JH Wojcikiewicz, PhD
    Professor, Department of Pharmacology

Clinical Research

  • Ruth S. Weinstock, MD, PhD
    Division Chief, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Burk Jubelt, PhD
    Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Stephen J. Glatt, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Pyschiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Robert N. Cooney, MD
    Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery

Public Health

  • Paula F. Rosenbaum, PhD,
    Associate Professor, Department of Public Health and Preventative Medicine


  • Robert S. Olick, JD, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Bioethics and Humanities

Staff to Committee

  • Assistant to the Research Integrity Officer