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Advisory Committee to the Director

NIH Blue Ribbon Panel on Conflict of Interest Policies

A Working Group of the Advisory Committee to the Director, NIH


Building 31C, Conference Room 10
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Day 1 -- Monday, March 1, 2004

  8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Bruce Alberts, Ph.D. and
Norman R. Augustine
  9:00 a.m. Charge to the Panel Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D.
  9:30 a.m.

Conflict of Interest/Confidentiality
Certification for Panel Members

LaVerne Stringfield
  9:45 a.m. Plan for Day 1 Norman R. Augustine
  10:00 a.m. Federal Policies Governing
Conflict of Interest (COI)
Stuart D. Rick, J.D.
  10:45 a.m. Break  
  11:00 a.m. Department of Health and Human
Services (HHS) Policies Governing COI
Edgar M. Swindell, J.D.
  12:30 p.m.
Lunch break  
  1:30 p.m. History of the COI Issue at the NIH Raynard S. Kington, M.D., Ph.D.
  2:30 p.m. Current NIH Policies and Procedures Holli Beckerman Jaffe, J.D.
  3:30 p.m. Break  
  3:45 p.m. Medical School COI policies/
Overview of AAMC COI Guidelines
Jordan J. Cohen, M.D.
  4:45 p.m. Public Testimony  
  6:00 p.m. Adjourn  

Day 2 -- Tuesday, March 2, 2004

8:30 a.m. Plan for Day 2 Bruce Alberts, Ph.D.
8:45 a.m. Technology Transfer Activities and Current
Management of Potential Conflicts
Barbara McGarey, J.D.
9:30 a.m.

NIH Personnel Appointment Authorities

Robert Hosenfeld
10:00 a.m. Break  
10:15 a.m. Executive Session  
2:00 p.m. Adjourn  

Bruce Alberts, Ph.D.
National Academy of Sciences
  Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D.
Director, NIH
Norman R. Augustine
Chairman, Executive Committee
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Jordan J. Cohen, M.D.
Association of American Medical Colleges
Robert Hosenfeld
Director, NIH Office of Human Resources
Holli Beckerman Jaffe, J.D.
NIH Ethics Officer and OD Ethics Coordinator
NIH Ethics Office, Office of the Director, NIH
Raynard Kington, M.D., Ph.D.
Deputy Director, NIH
Barbara McGarey, J.D.
NIH Legal Advisor
NIH Branch, Public Health Division
Office of the General Counsel, HHS
Stuart D. Rick, J.D.
Deputy General Counsel
Office of General Counsel & Legal Policy
Office of Government Ethics
LaVerne Stringfield
Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy
Office of the Director, NIH
Edgar M. Swindell, J.D.
Associate General Counsel and Designated Agency Ethics Official
Office of the General Counsel, HHS

updated 2/25/2004


This page was last reviewed on April 24, 2008.
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