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School of Nursing Policies & Procedures

eDisclose

School of Nursing full-time and part-time salaried faculty members and investigators are required to disclose their outside activities and interests to the Office for Science and Innovation and the Johns Hopkins University Office of Policy Coordination for review.  Specific disclosure requirements may vary depending on one's employment or appointment status, one's relationship to research, and other factors.  All disclosures are submitted electronically via the online disclosure system, JHU eDisclose.

WHAT DO I NEED TO DISCLOSE? Outside activities and financial interest if they are related to your “institutional responsibilities”

Activities – whether or not compensated:
  • Service on advisory committees or boards and review panels (exceptions apply)
  • Publishing/editing/authoring (if remuneration is anticipated)
  • Board of Directors
  • Founder
  • Manager
  • Officer
  • Speaking, teaching and lecturing (exceptions apply)
Financial Interests:
  • Inventor of licensed technology
  • Receipt of income from licenses, whether equity, royalty, or other
  • Entitlement to equity and/or royalty
  • Equity ownership (except mutual funds)

eDisclose:

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JHU CONFLICT OF INTEREST GUIDELINES FOR PROPOSALS AND AWARDS

The COI policy went into effect on August 24, 2012. The policy affects the following PHS agencies (as of March 2015):

Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Indian Health Service (IHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Office of Global Affairs (OG)
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH)
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Office of Public Health and Science
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Non-PHS Agencies:

Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR)
              Alpha-1 Foundation
              American Asthma Foundation
              American Cancer Society (ACS)
              American Heart Association (AHA)
              American Lung Association (ALA)
              Arthritis Foundation (AF)
              CurePSP
              Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
              Lupus Foundation of America (LFA)
              Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
              Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Please note that this list is not comprehensive and subject to change. Sponsors that are not listed here may still request FCOI documentation. This policy affects any grant, contract, cooperative agreement, subgrant, or subcontract at every competitive funding increment (new, renewal, competing supplement).

FORMS

1.       For each proposal, the JHU PI must complete certification questions in Coeus. If PI does not certify electronically, a pdf of the certification questions signed by PI must be uploaded into Coeus record.

2.       If there is a subrecipient, follow procedure in “JHU COI Procedure for Subrecipients”.  

3.       JHURA requires the COI form(s) as stated above prior to award setup.

4.       If there is a conflict indicated, Investigators are required to enter any conflicts into eDisclose within 30 days of the existence of the conflict, and the appropriate Compliance Officer should be contacted:

School

Contact Person

Email

Phone

Bloomberg School of Public Health

Miye Schakne

mschakne@jhu.edu

410-502-0433

School of Nursing

Office for Science and Innovation

SON-Innovation@jhu.edu

410-502-3685

Whiting School of Engineering

Laura Evans

levans22@jhu.edu

410-516-4820

Carey Business School

Mary Donahue

mdonah14@jhu.edu

410-361-8670

 

5.       If JHU is a subrecipient, send the prime recipient the Statement of Intent to Establish A Collaboration (FDP Sample LOI).

TRAINING

1.       All faculty must complete COI training prior to proposal submission, regardless of whether they have, or plan to have, PHS funding, including proposal submissions or awards. Training must be updated every four years.

2.       The PI and all JHU Investigators listed in Coeus are required to complete COI training (http://lms4.learnshare.com/l.aspx?CID=89&A=2&T=412863before a proposal can be submitted or a NOA can be processed.

FOR MORE INFORMATION…

http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/som/faculty/policies/facultypolicies/conflict_interest.htm

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/coi/

eIRB

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing houses their IRB within Johns Hopkins Medicine. Nurse researchers must adhere to all School of Medicine IRB policies. 

eIRB

Additional Policies & Procedures

Note: If no school policy exists then the university policy is the guiding policy.

University-wide Policies

To learn more or submit a public information request form, visit our Conflict of Interest webpage. All other university-wide policies can be found on the Johns Hopkins Research Administration Policies and Regulations webpage.

For more information, contact son-innovation@jhu.edu