• Offices closed for Holidays 2016

    While the AIR, IRBIS and RAMSeS systems will be functional, the Conflict of Interest offices will be closed from close of business on Friday December 23rd until we re-open on Tuesday morning, January 3rd.

  • Upgrades to AIR/Conflict of Interest System

    April 21, 2015 The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research is pleased to announce some long-anticipated improvements to the AIR (Activities, Interests and Relationships) System.  These updates include: The creation of a common, integrated disclosure form: If a faculty … Continued

  • New Consortium Formed To Cure Rise In Medical ID Fraud

    Medical Identity Fraud Alliance debut a sign of the times as attackers set sights on valuable patient insurance and other health records
    A U.S. public-private alliance co-founded by Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association, AARP, the Identity Theft Resource Center and others, will officially launch next month to fight medical identity theft amid a sickening spike in this form of fraud.

  • COI Training Now Available

    In preparation for compliance with the new federal regulations on conflict of interest, effective August 24, 2012, we are pleased to announce that the on-line conflict of interest (COI) training is now available at the website: https://apps.research.unc.edu/coi-training.

  • Changes in Federal Regulations on Conflict of Interest

    On August 25, 2011 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a Final Rule entitled “Responsibility of Applicants for Promoting Objectivity in Research for which Public Health Service (PHS) Funding is Sought and Responsible Prospective Contractors” which focuses … Continued