University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

PHS financial conflict of interest education is mandatory for NIH PIs

PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Education

Public Health Service (PHS) has recently revised its policy for requiring all PHS grantees or those considering submitting to PHS complete a mandatory education class. According to the new policy all grantees must be trained in Conflict of Interest every four years. The division of Research and Economic Development will be conducting a training session on
Friday, Sept. 6, at 2 p.m. and
Friday, Sept. 20 at 1 p.m.
The sessions will be held in the Presidents Room in the Memorial Union; you need to attend only one of the sessions.

PHS agencies include:
• National Institute of Health (NIH)
• Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
• Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
• Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
• Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
• Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
• Indian Health Services (IHS)
• Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Presented by;
Barry Milavetz, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Research and Economic Development
David Schmidt, Assistant Vice President for Research and Economic Development