Office of Conflict of Interest
Debra Schaller-Demers , Senior Director for Research Ethics and Compliance
Reporting to the Associate Vice Provost for Research Compliance and Administration, the Office of Conflict of Interest (OCI) provides support to the Washington Square campus school Deans in their implementation of NYU's Policy on Academic Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Commitment. The OCI supports the Deans in the review, identification, and management of conflicts of interest related to research. The OCI also provides administrative support to the Washington Square Conflicts Committee, which provides advice to the Deans for research-related conflict of interest issues, including recommendations on appropriate conflict management plans. The OCI also advises on issues pertaining to COI training, disclosure, policy, and conflict management and monitoring.