Conflict of Interest

coiConflict of Interest course is designed to satisfy training requirements associate with the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) regulations on financial conflicts of interest.

Lamar University requires COI for the purpose of complying with all applicable federal and state regulations and to maintain the integrity of its research mission in accordance with the highest legal, ethical, and moral standard.


Lamar University has established the conflict of interest training relating to COI in all research, funded and unfunded, and in all Sponsored Programs regardless of the source of funding.

COI Information
Lamar University has developed administrative procedures for identification, disclosure, review, and mitigation or management of such COI.Â. As these are intended to support and facilitate research achievements, it is incumbent on researchers to become familiar with, and abide by, the policy and related procedures.