Preliminary Assessment

Each allegation of research misconduct must meet the following criteria to fall within PHS jurisdiction:

  1. The research in which the alleged misconduct took place must be supported by, or involve an application for, PHS funds.
  2. The alleged misconduct must meet the definition of research misconduct set forth in the PHS Policies on Research Misconduct - 42 C.F.R. Part 93 (PDF).
  3. The allegation contains sufficient information to proceed with an inquiry.

Related Pages

» Assessing Research Misconduct Allegations Involving Clinical Research

» Can Survey Research Staff Commit Research Misconduct?

Source URL: https://ori.hhs.gov/preliminary-assessment