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Title Conflict of Interest Case Studies
Long Title Conflict of Interest Case Studies
Contributor/Contact Tony Onofrietti, MS, CRSS (tony.onofrietti@hsc.utah.edu)
Contributor Details Jeffrey R. Botkin, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Ethics
Associate Vice President for Research Integrity
The University of Utah
CTSA Utah
Case Study Provided Case Study 1 - A researcher needs to submit a competitive renewal for his NSF grant this year. The grant will support half of his University salary. So far his analysis of the data isnít supportive of his hypothesis. He is desperate to get a paper published before submitting the renewal.

Case Study 2 - An oncologist wants to investigate the effectiveness of a new drug which may help prevent colon cancer. She owns $20,000 worth of stock in the company that manufactures the drug, but $20,000 is less than 5% of her annual income.

Case Study 3 - An IT professional is in charge of ordering computer equipment for her department. Her spouse owns a computer equipment business that could provide the equipment at a good price. She decides to order the equipment from his company.

Case Study 4 - An IT professional is in charge of ordering computer equipment for her department. Her cousin owns a computer equipment business that could provide the equipment at a good price. She decides to order the equipment from his company.
Data Acquisition, Management, Sharing and Ownership Topics No Data acquisition_management_sharing and ownership Topics
Mentor and Trainee Responsibilities Topics No mentor and trainee responsibilities topics
Publication Practices and Responsible Authorship Topics No publication practices and responsible authorship topics
Peer Review Topics No peer review topics
Collaborative Science Topics No collaborative science topics
Research Misconduct Topics No research misconduct topics
Conflicts of Interest, Law and Policy Topics
Types_definitions and examples of conflicts of interest
Human Subjects No human subjects
Citation

URL www.education.research.utah.edu
RCR Keyword Conflict of Interest
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Case Difficulty Quick
Type of Case

Source for Topic Areas Du Bois, J., & Dueker, J. (2009). Teaching and Assessing the Responsible Conduct of Research: A Delphi Consensus Panel Report. Journal of Research Administration, 40(1), 49-70.
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Topic revision: r2 - 13 Nov 2011 - 19:40:28 - MarkYarborough
 
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