UI Policies

UI Policy on Ethics in Research
UI Policy on Anti-retaliation for Reporting of Misconduct in Research


UI Responsible C​ontacts

Mike Andrews, BS, MBA
Research Integrity Officer (RIO)
Office of the Vice President for Research
2660 University Capitol Centre
Shelly Campo, PhD
Assistant Research Integrity Officer (ARIO)
Graduate College
201 Gilmore Hall
(319) 335-2136 – phone

University policy also provides that allegations of research misconduct may be made to the Vice President for Research or the Provost.  The Associate Deans for Research in each of the Colleges are also helpful contacts.


Applicable federal/state law, regulations, agency guidance

Public Health Service Policies on Research Misconduct; Final Rule, 42 C.F.R. Parts 50 and 93

Proposed PHS Standards for the Protection of Research Misconduct Whistleblowers, 65 Fed. Reg. 70830

Federal Whistleblower Protection Act, 5 U.S.C. 1201


General educational programs covering research ethics can be found here.

Responsible conduct of research information is available here.

General Resources

The PHS Office of Research Integrity maintains an excellent web site, which can be found here.