Committee on Outside Interests
The Committee on Outside Interests, appointed by the Dean, reviews arrangements that have potential for conflict of interest. The Committee makes recommendations to the Dean of the School of Medicine (or the Dean's designee, the Vice Dean for Research) and to the Johns Hopkins Medicine IRBs.
Committee members serve three-year terms, and cannot serve more than two consecutive terms. Representatives of the the Office of Policy Coordination, the JHU Office of General Counsel, the Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer Office, and the Office of Research Administration participate in Committee meetings. The Committee meets once a month.
The current members of the Committee are:
|Dan Berkowitz, M.B.Bch.||Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine|
|Jeanne Clark, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P.||Interim Director, Division of General Internal Medicine|
|Charles Flexner, M.D.||Professor, Medicine (Clinical Pharmacology)|
|Se-Jin Lee, M.D., Ph.D.||Professor, Molecular Biology and Genetics|
|Aleksander Popel, Ph.D.||Professor, Biomedical Engineering|
|Christopher Ross, M.D., Ph.D.||Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences|
|Jeffrey Rothstein, M.D., Chair||Professor, Neurology|
|Frederick Savage, J.D.||Interim General Counsel, JHU|
|Karen Swartz, M.D.||Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences|
|Bruce Trock, Ph.D.||Professor, Urology|
|Victor Velculescu, M.D., Ph.D.||Professor, Oncology|
|Donald Zack, M.D., Ph.D.||Professor, Ophthalmology|
|Mike Amey, M.A.S.||Associate Dean, Research Administration|
|Christina Doty, J.D., M.A.||Director, Outside Interests, Office of Policy Coordination|
|Ami Gadhia, J.D., L.L.M., C.L.P.||Portfolio Director - Technology Licensing, Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer|
|Julie Gottlieb, M.A.||Associate Dean, Policy Coordination|
|Melissa Graf, J.D.||Assistant Director, Outside Interests, Office of Policy Coordination|
|Marla Hallacy, J.D.||Disclosure Specialist, Office of Policy Coordination|
|Landon King, M.D.||Executive Vice Dean, Vice Dean for Research, Professor, Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)|
|Nicole Leonard, J.D.||Deputy Director, Office of Research Administration|
|Michael Wolsh, J.D., LL.M.||Disclosure Specialist, Office of Policy Coordination|
|IRB Staff Member||Office of Human Subjects Research|
What should I do if I am interested in serving on the Committee on Outside Interests?
Faculty interested in serving on the Committee should contact the Office of Policy Coordination.
May I attend the meeting and present my case to the Committee?
Individuals with matters before the Committee generally do not attend Committee meetings. Investigators are invited to meet with the Committee on occasion, particularly for complex cases.