Regulations & Policies

Who Is an Investigator?

Review guidance on how to determine if a faculty member, staff member, student, or other person meets the definition of "investigator" under a research project.

COI Management Plans for Research

Review examples of COI Management Plans (CMPs), including scenarios which prohibit investigators with certain financial interests from serving as Principal Investigator of a research project.

Training Requirements

University policy requires externally funded investigators to complete online COI training.  Access the training through our website and determine which course(s) must be completed.

Public Health Service

Review special regulatory requirements for investigators conducting research funded in full or in part by the Public Health Service (PHS).

Industry Relationships Policy

Review the policy guiding industry interactions with UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences.

Federal Regulations

Access links to various federal regulations related to COI management.