The mission of Administration and Organizational Integrity is to ensure the legal interests of the institution, faculty, staff, students, and patients are monitored and protected. Legal advice related to Medical School operations and specific legal guidance is provided in the following areas:
Title IX & Sexual Misconduct, Conflict of Interest Management, Immigration and Contracts.
LSU is committed to open and honest communication of concerns, and encourages the members of the LSU community to report issues and/or concerns though established reporting channels whenever possible. Every member of the LSU community deserves to work and study in a safe and comfortable environment. It is now easier than ever to voice your concerns with the newly launched Ethics, Integrity and Misconduct Helpline. In situations where reporting in confidence is preferred, use of the LSU Ethics and Integrity Helpline is encouraged.
Conflict of Interest Management
Conflicts of interest, whether financial or non-financial, can arise at the intersection of two fundamental missions: to push the boundaries of knowledge and to transfer that knowledge into something meaningful for the benefit of mankind. There may be, e.g., significant personal financial incentives related to patenting and licensing an invention, or to outside consulting or other interests. Considerations of personal financial gain however must not distort objectivity in research, and we must provide a reasonable expectation that the design, conduct, and reporting of research will be free from bias. Legal Affairs can assist you in identifying, managing, or mitigating any conflicts that could interfere with your Institutional responsibilities.
We are committed to helping you, investigator, researcher, and/or faculty member, comply with the LSU Health Shreveport Conflict of Interest in Research (Chancellor's Memorandum-23), and with Conflicts of Interest law.
If you have any questions about the COI disclosure process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.