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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|
|Jennifer Elisseeff, Ph.D.||Professor, Opthalmology|
|Andrew Ewald, Ph.D.||Associate Professor, Cell Biology|
|Charles Flexner, M.D.||Professor, Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology|
|John Flynn, M.B.A, M.D, M.Ed.||Professor, DOM General Internal Medicine, VP Johns Hopkins Physicians, Associate Dean and Executive Director CPA|
|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|
|Karen Swartz, M.D.||Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences|
|Bruce Trock, Ph.D.||Professor, Urology|
|Victor Velculescu, M.D., Ph.D.||Professor, Oncology|
|Jason Weiner, J.D.||General Counsel|
|Donald Zack, M.D., Ph.D.||Professor, Ophthalmology|
|Pamela Zeitlin, M.D., Ph.D.||Professor, Pediatrics|
|Emily Branyon, M.A.||Disclosure Specialist, Office of Policy Coordination|
|Mary Donahue||Disclosure Specialist, Office of Policy Coordination|
|Christina Doty, J.D., M.A.||Director, Outside Interests, Office of Policy Coordination|
|Stephen Fisher||Associate Director, Office of Research Administration|
|Julie Gottlieb, M.A.||Associate Dean, Office of Policy Coordination|
|Landon King, M.D.||Executive Vice Dean, Professor, Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine|
|Antony Rosen, M.D.||Vice Dean for Research, Director, Division of Rheumatology, Professor Of Medicine, Professor of Pathology|
|Neil Veloso||Executive Director, Technology Transfer, JHTV|
|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.