The University of Arizona

Students, Postdocs & Trainees

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COI Contacts

Questions?
COI@email.arizona.edu
(520) 626-6406

 
Conflict of Interest Officer
 
Taren Ellis Langford, JD
 
 
Conflict of Interest Staff
 
Tish Liggett, JD, PhD
626-7879 
 
Judi Lopez
621-6996 
 
Areanna Castillo (Student Assistant)
 

Street Address
1618 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

Mailing Address
PO Box 210409
Tucson, AZ 85721


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Message to the Public


 

Conflict of Interest Requirements for Students, Postdocs and Trainees

If you participate in research under the auspices of the University, you are required to comply with the University’s Individual Conflict of Interest in Research Policy(the “ICOIR Policy”).  Anyone who is an “Investigator” on a research project at the University (whether or not externally funded) must submit a Conflict of Interest disclosure.  “Investigator” is a defined term in the policy, and generally means “any person who is responsible for the design, conduct, or reporting of Research.”  This may include students, postdocs and trainees.

In particular, you are required to periodically disclose to the University whether you have any significant financial interests or significant personal interests that may be related to your research.  You also must complete COI training once every four years. The COI Disclosure training course can be accessed through the Research Gatewayor directly through the COI Disclosure System.

The ICOIR Policy requires that your disclosure be updated when any of the following occur:

    1. within 30 days of acquiring a new interest,
    2. annually (even if you do not have anything new to report), and
    3. for each new project, which includes each new proposal you submit through Sponsored Project Services, new or continuing awards, new non-sponsored projects and new IRB protocols.