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Research Committees

Financial Conflict of Interest Committee

FCOI Committee Members

Matthew Cashen, Philosophy,  term expires 08/2016
Jeff Darabi, Mechanical Engineering, term expires 08/15
M. Jane Gillespie, Chair, Applied Dental Medicine, term expires 12/14 
Janet Holt, Illinois Education Research Council, term expires 08/17
Jeremy Jewell, Psychology, term expires 08/17
Kathy Ketchum , Primary Care & Health Systems Nursing, term expires 8/17
Susan Morgan, Ex-Officio, Associate Dean for Research
Greg Sierra, Accounting, term expires 08/16
Linda Skelton, Administrator, Office of Research & Projects
Todd Wakeland, Associate General Counsel, Office of the Chancellor
Jerry Weinberg, Institutional Official, Associate Provost for Research and Dean of The Graduate School
Ken Witt, Pharmaceutical Sciences, term expires 08/15

Go to Committee Meeting Dates and Protocol Deadlines

I. Functions of the Committee

The FCOI Committee shall operate under the " UNIVERSITY POLICY ON FINANCIAL CONFLICT OF INTEREST PERTAINING TO PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE AND THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH SPONSORED PROJECTS " as managed by the Graduate School.

The FCOI Committee shall review all investigator and sub-recipient investigator significant financial interest (SFI) disclosures to determine if a significant FCOI exists and develop and implement management plans as needed to manage FCOIs. This shall be done within 60 days of receipt of the FCOI disclosure form in the Graduate School or within 60 days of identification of an SFI that was either not previously disclosed or not previously reviewed.

II. Membership

The Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) Committee shall consist of one faculty member from each of the following units:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Dental Medicine
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
  • and one member of a university-wide research center.

Committee members are nominated by their respective deans. These nominees must be approved by the Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Dean. Approved members will serve 3-year terms. Terms will be staggered. Faculty serving on the FCOI Committee must be tenured or tenure-track. The Associate Dean for Research will serve as an ex-officio, non-voting member, and a representative from the General Counsel's office will serve as an ex-officio, voting member.

III. Officers

The Committee will have a Chair. The Chair will be appointed by the Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Dean to a 2-year term.

IV. Committee Meeting Dates and Protocol Deadlines

The SIUE Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) Committee will meet in FY15 on the dates listed below. All disclosures requiring full board review must be received in the Office of Research and Projects (ORP) 2 weeks prior to each meeting. These dates are also listed below. Anything received after that date will be considered at the next monthly meeting.

(Please note that these dates and times are subject to change without notice.)

FY 15 FCOI Committee MeetingDates  Deadline for Disclosure Submission
9:30am Friday November 14, 2014 October 31, 2014
9:30am Friday December 12, 2014 November 28, 2014
9:30am Friday January 9, 2015 December 26, 2014
9:30am Friday February 13, 2015 January 30, 2015
9:30am Friday March 13, 2015 February 27, 2015
9:30am Friday April 10, 2015 March 27, 2015
9:30am Friday May 8, 2015 April 24, 2015
9:30am Friday June 12, 2015 May 29, 2015
9:30am Friday July 10, 2015 June 26, 2015
9:30am Friday August 14, 2015 July 31, 2015
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