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Section Three: Institutional Responsibility

CASE STUDY: Expensive Lesson

Approach the Research Integrity Officer with your concern.

This choice is ethically permitted.

In a review of the allegations, the Vice President thought that there was sufficient evidence to launch a formal inquiry.

Which of the following choices are best?

The Integrity Officer put together a committee of faculty who were neither experts in gerontology nor colleagues of Phinney or Perlmutter.

Dr. Adelman conducted the inquiry. Dr. Adelman appointed inquiry committee members who had been participants in one or more of Dr. Perlmutter's grants.

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