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ICOI Committee & Schedule

2022-2023 Meeting Schedule

  • July 6, 2022
  • August 3, 2022
  • September 7, 2022
  • October 5, 2022
  • November 2, 2022
  • December 7, 2022
  • January 4, 2023
  • February 1, 2023
  • March 1, 2023
  • April 5, 2023
  • May 3, 2023
  • June 7, 2023

The Institutional Conflict of Interest (ICOI) Committee generally meets on a monthly basis. The ICOI Committee reviews potential institutional conflicts to identify if an ICOI exists and to determine appropriate management, which may include reducing or eliminating the ICOI. In addition, the ICOI Committee acts in an advisory role for difficult conflict of interest issues.

Committee Membership

Voting Members:

  • Gilbert Omenn (Chair) - Professor, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics

  • James Penner-Hahn (Vice-Chair) - Professor, Chemistry and Biophysics

  • Rhima Coleman - Associate Professor, Engineering

  • Rebecca Eisenberg - Professor, Law

  • Brian Farmer - Executive Director of Academic Affairs at the Cleveland Clinic

  • Kristin Hass - Professor, American Culture

  • Raymond Hutchinson - Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

  • Jacqueline Jeruss - Chair, UMOR Conflict of Interest Review Committee & Medical School Conflict of Interest Board; Professor, Surgery

  • Max Wicha - Professor, Oncology

 

Non-Voting Members and Staff:

  • Todd Baily - Assistant Vice President, Development and Campaign Director, Office of University Development

  • Liz Barry - Special Counsel to the President, Office of the President

  • Judy Birk - IRB Executive Director & HRPP Associate Director, Office of Research

  • Tara Bradsher - Assistant General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel

  • Kelly Coveleski - COI Compliance Specialist Senior, Office of Research

  • Jim Erickson - Senior Public Relations Representative, Michigan News

  • Joshua Fedewa - Director of the Medical School Institutional Review Board, Office of Research

  • Daniel Garber - Project Representative, Office of Research and Sponsored Projects

  • Kara Gavin - Lead Public Relations Representative, Health System Department of Communication

  • June Insco - Regulatory Manager, Medical School Office of Regulatory Affairs   

  • David Mulder - Associate Director, Medical School Office of Regulatory Affairs

  • Kathleen O'Sullivan-Cook - Administrative Assistant Intermediate, Office of Research

  • C. Ndu Ozor - Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel

  • April Pepperdine - UMOR COI Director, Office of Research 

  • Bryce Pilz - Executive Director of Licensing and Strategic Partnerships, Innovation Partnerships

  • Kelly Sexton - Associate Vice President for Research - Technology Transfer and Innovation Partnerships, Innovation Partnerships

  • Sana Shakour - Associate Director, Human Research Protection Program

  • Pat Ward - Director of Regulatory Affairs, Medical School

  • Corey Zolondek - Director of the Health Sciences and Behavioral Sciences Institutional Review Board, Office of Research

Questions?

For questions or to report a potential institutional conflict of interest (ICOI), email ICOI.Questions@umich.edu(link sends e-mail)