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The alarming news about potential research misconduct can come in a variety of ways: a negative report in Retraction Watch, an anonymous “Clare Francis” letter, or a tip on the employee hotline. Regardless of the source, every institution must take each allegation seriously, especially if it involves research funded with federal dollars. Not only can a single allegation grow into a full-blown investigation regulated by the Health and Human Services Department’s Office of Research Integrity (ORI),…
The following article was originally published in May 2018 Compliance Today and is reprinted with permission. For years, misconduct in scientific research was policed primarily by the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.1 After a lengthy and confidential review, an institution suspected of producing false or fraudulent research was either cleared of the charges or required to issue retractions and pay back any federal grants that had…