Conflict of Interest

Conflict of Interest Program

Helping those involved in research maintain excellence through discussion, collaboration, and partnership.

There are two aspects of COI compliance:

The Attestation and Disclosure form (ADF) by logging into iRIS

The Conflict of Interest Training Course by logging into the CITI website

Who needs to complete these requirements?

The Attestation and Disclosure form must be completed by:

  • All faculty and institutional officials regardless of their involvement in research.
  • All individuals with the authority to approve financial and / or personnel transactions at U of L regardless of their involvement in research.
  • All individuals receiving any portion of their compensation through an externally funded project , regardless of sponsoring agency.
  • All individuals not covered by the preceding who are participating in research under the auspices of U of L.

The Conflict of Interest Training Course is required for:

  • All personnel on PHS funded awards.

How do I complete the ADF requirement?

This video shows how to succsessfully log in to iRIS and submit an ADF.

Alternatively, download a PDF showing how to successfully log in to iRIS and submit an ADF.

How do I complete the COI online training requirement?

Download and review instructions for completing the Conflict of Interest training course at citiprogram.org.

How can I request information on identified conflicts of interest for PHS-funded awards?

Please fill out the request form.