Studies Completed

Published Articles

Titus S. Evaluating U.S. medical schools’ efforts to educate faculty researchers on research integrity and research misconduct policies and procedures. Accountability in Research. 2013;21(1):9-25. doi: 10.1080/08989621.2013.822264. Epub 2013 Sept 27.

Titus S, Ballou J. Ensuring PhD Development of Responsible Conduct of Research Behaviors: Who’s Responsible? Science and Engineering Ethics. 2014;20(1):221-235. doi: 10.1007/s11948-013-9437-4. Epub 2013 May 18.

Bonito A, Titus S, Greene A, Amoozegar J, Eicheldinger C, Wright D. Preparing whistleblowers for reporting research misconduct. Accountability in Research. 2012;19 (5):308-28. doi: 10.1080/08989621.2012.718683. Epub 2012 Sept 25.

Titus S, Ballou J. Faculty members’ perceptions of advising versus mentoring: Does the name matter?  Science and Engineering Ethics. 2013;19(3):1267-81. doi: 10.1007/s11948-012-9366-7. Epub 2012 Jun 3.

Bonito A, Titus, S, Wright, D. Assessing the preparedness of research Integrity officers’ processes to appropriately handle possible research misconduct.  Science and Engineering Ethics. 2012;18(4):605-19. doi: 10.1007/s11948-011-9274-2. Epub 2011 Jun 7.  

Titus S, Bosch X. Tie funding to research integrity. Nature. 2010;466(7305):436-437.

Bosch X, Titus S. Cultural challenges and their effect on international research integrityLancet.  2009;373,(9664):610-12. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(09)60379-2

Wright D, Titus S, and Cornelison. Mentoring and Research Misconduct: An Analysis of Research Mentoring in Closed ORI Cases. Science and Engineering Ethics. 2008;14(3);323–336. 

Published Reports

Final Report on RIOs and Preparation of Whistleblowers 2011 (pdf)

Final Report on Institutional Integrity 2010 (RTI International) (pdf)

Final Report on Mentors and Advisors Roles in Training PhDs 2009 (pdf)

Final Report on RIOs Knowledge 2009 (pdf)

Final Report: Observing and Reporting Suspected Misconduct in Biomedical Research


New Institutional Research Misconduct Activity: 1992-2001 (2004) (pdf)

ORI Closed Investigations into Misconduct Allegations Involving Research Supported by the Public Health Service: 1994-2003 (2004) (pdf)

Survey of Research Integrity Measures Used in Biomedical Research Laboratories (2003)
  » Review of Literature (pdf)
  » Final Report (pdf)
  » Instrument (pdf)

Integrity in Scientific Research: Creating an Environment That Promotes Responsible Conduct - IOM (2002) (external link)

Organizing an Institutional Investigation Assistance Program: A Feasibility Study (2002)
  » Final Report (pdf)
  » Final Appendix (pdf)

Analysis of Guidelines for the Conduct of Research Adopted by Medical Schools or their Components (2001) (pdf)

Instruction to Authors: An Integrity Issue  (2001) (pdf)

ORI Education Program: A Needs Assessment (2001) (pdf)

Analysis of Institutional Policies for Responding To Allegations of Scientific Misconduct (2000) (pdf)

Study of Affiliation Agreements Used by Institutions to Comply with the Requirements of their Misconduct Assurance (1999) (pdf)

Scientific Misconduct Investigations, 1993-1997 (1998) (pdf)

Anonymity and Pseudonymity in Whistleblowing to the U.S. Office of Research Integrity (1998) (pdf)

Study of Inquiry Reports Not Submitted to ORI (1998) (pdf)

Study of the Incidence of Misconduct Reported by Institution (1998)

Survey of Accused but Exonerated Individuals in Research Misconduct Cases--Final Report (1996)

Consequences of Whistleblowing for the Whistleblower in Misconduct in Science Cases--Final Report (1995) (pdf)

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