New JHSPH FCOI Policies (Part One)

As a follow-up to last month’s general rundown of the changes to the Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) regulations for research funded by the Public Health Service (PHS), what follows are the official JHSPH guidelines with respect to PHS proposals and awards.  (Note that these are directed to JHSPH personnel; procedures for subrecipients will be addressed in a later post.)

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NCURA’s YouTube Tuesday

Though often addressed in separate clauses, publication and intellectual property ownership are intertwined when it comes to negotiating research agreements.  In this week’s NCURA YouTube Tuesday, Alexandra A. McKeown, Associate Dean for Research Administration at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, discusses how best to ensure that the right to publish is protected under a contract’s IP provisions.

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Social Media Monday

We get by with a little help from our friends

Once you’ve set up your various social media platforms, it can be daunting trying to figure out how best to publicize your new creations.  However, in a recent meeting with JHSPH’s marketing department, we discussed several helpful tips for getting the word out and being noticed, which we’re happy to share with our research administration brethren.  Today, we’ll focus on your Twitter feed.

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Why Comply?

[Copyright 2012, Health Care Compliance Association; reprinted with permission]

Comply or Die.

This harsh statement is not a threat, but serious consequences can result when individuals fail to comply with rules and an organization’s written standards, policies, and procedures.

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