(Previous discussion continued)
Re: Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure Mary Watson 28 Jun 2002 07:51 EST

Re: Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure Mary Watson 28 Jun 2002 07:51 EST

Our policy was written to cover ALL and, while probably overkill, seems to
be working reasonably well.

Mary Watson

At 05:53 PM 6/27/2002 -0500, Baumann, John wrote:
>Our university currently explicitly requires the submission of financial
>disclosure statements for all DHHS/PHS and NSF applications.  We do not,
>however, explicitly require them for applications to other federal
>agencies, to private foundations or for industry contracts (although the
>IRB will require them via a vis FDA requirements and the contacts
>themselves frequently address this point).
>
>I am, however, increasingly uncomfortable with not requiring such
>disclosure for non-DHHS/PHS and NSF application.  I am, therefore, turning
>to you for guidance.  What are the policies/practices at your institution
>regarding the submission of financial disclosure statements?  Do you
>require them for all applications?  Grants and contracts?   Federal and
>private funding sources?
>
>Thank you.
>
>John
>
>John R. Baumann, Ph.D.
>Director
>Office of Sponsored Programs & Research Support
>University of Missouri -- Kansas City
>5100 Rockhill Road
>Kansas City, MO 64110
>
>816.235.1303 (v)
>816.235.6532 (f)
>xxxxxx@umkc.edu
>
>location: 5211 Rockhill Road
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Witt, Carolyn [mailto:xxxxxx@VAI.ORG]
>Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 3:03 PM
>To: xxxxxx@HRINET.ORG
>Subject: [RESADM-L] Incentive Programs
>
>
>The Van Andel Institute, an independent non-profit cancer research
>institute, is beginning to investigate mechanisms for incentivizing
>Scientific Investigators (faculty) to seek out and obtain extramural
>funding.  We would like to hear from organizations/institutions who have
>developed incentive plans.
>         - How does your incentive plan work?
>         - How is your plan funded, i.e., from internal funds, F&A
> recovery, etc.
>         - How long has the plan been in operation?
>         - Have you been able to measure the impact of the plan on faculty
> productivity with respect to    grant activity, e.g., increased numbers
> of grants submitted, increase in total direct costs     requested, etc.?
>
>The other question we are asking relates to utilization of the internal
>funds released by the direct costs received from grants:
>         - What does your organization/institution do with the money that
> is freed up from grants?
>         - Do you return a portion back to Investigator/Department/School
> budgets for expenses,     salaries, etc?
>         - Do you allow the recovery of salary from grants to increase or
> provide a bonus to the faculty           member's salary?
>
>Please feel free to respond to the listserve or directly to the email
>address noted below.  Thank you for sharing.
>
>Carolyn W. Witt, MEd, MBA
>Director of Grants and Contracts
>Van Andel Institute
>333 Bostwick Ave., NE
>Grand Rapids, MI 49503
>Phone:  (616) 234-5542
>Fax:       (616) 234-5543
>E-mail:  xxxxxx@vai.org
>
>
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Mary H. Watson
Director, Grants and Contracts
Room 215, Regional Center for Continuing Education
Valdosta State University
Valdosta, GA  31698

229-333-7837 (phone)
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