Conflict of Interest Policies

For Investigators engaged in Public Health Service (PHS) funded research:

Info Circle Please note:    PHS agencies include: OASH, ASPR, OGA, AHRQ, ATSDR, CDC, FDA, HRSA, HIS, NIH and SAMHSA

PHS and Non-PHS agencies list: Require Compliance with PHS FCOI Regulations


As a researcher at the University of South Alabama you are obligated to disclose all monetary financial interest in an outside company or other entity as it relates to your institutional responsibilities. This disclosure ensures that both you and the Institution are compliant with the federal regulations designed to safeguard objectivity in research

Institutional Policies

DHHS/PHS/NIH Regulations

The NIH Financial Conflict of Interest web page contains links to:

National Science Foundation

Guidance Documents