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Public Disclosure of Financial Conflict of Interest

PHS regulations require that, prior to RUSH’s expenditure of any funds under a PHS-funded research project, that RUSH ensure the public can access certain information by submitting a written request for information concerning any significant financial interest disclosed to RUSH.

If you would like to request information on a FCOI identified on or after 8/24/12 related to a senior/key investigator associated with a Public Health Service-funded award, then please email a request to and ensure to include the following information in the request:

  • Your email address
  • The PHS project title
  • The PHS award number
  • The senior/key investigator’s first and last name

Within five business days, the COI Office will provide a response that will include the following information:

  • Senior/key investigator’s name
  • Senior/key investigator’s title and role with respect to the research project
  • Name of the entity in which the significant financial interest is held
  • Nature of the significant financial interest
  • Approximate dollar value of the significant financial interest (dollar ranges are permissible: $0-$4,999; $5,000-$9,999; $10,000-$19,999; amounts between $20,000-$100,000 by increments of $20,000; amounts above $100,000 by increments of $50,000) or a statement that the interest is one whose value cannot be readily determined through reference to public prices or other reasonable measures of fair market value.