New Webinar – U.S. Department of Energy Interim Policy on Conflicts of Interest

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Issued on December 20, 2021, in Financial Assistance Letter (FAL) 2022-02, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) interim conflict of interest policy for financial assistance applies to all non-federal entities and individuals receiving the DOE’s financial assistance awards. These recipients were required to be in full compliance by June 18, 2022. This webinar provides an overview of the DOE’s interim policy, with special attention to key definitions and institutional responsibilities, and a comparison to the Public Health Service (PHS) COI regulation. Learners explore the management and reporting requirements associated with the interim policy. The webinar concludes with a review of the government’s available corrective action options articulated in the interim policy.



Individuals Involved in DOE-Funded Research, Institutions/Investigators Needing Familiarity With the DOE COI Interim Policy, Research Administrators


Meet the Presenter

Lory Hayes, PhD, CHRC – University of Miami

Lory Hayes is Director of Disclosures & Relationship Management for UM’s Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Scholarship. Lory received her PhD from the University of Massachusetts and has held positions in industrial and academic settings. Lory joined UM in 2008 and started her current position in 2017.