Conflict of Interest Review Board

The OCIRB is charged with the ongoing development of procedures for identifying, reviewing, and managing financial conflicts of interest (FCOI) as they relate to extramurally-funded research and all research involving human subjects regardless of the funding source.

Information about actual, potential or perceived financial conflicts of interests (FCOI) of UAB Investigators with research may be viewed on the CIRB web site under the COI policies tab.

Important Announcements


TrainingAll UAB investigators are required to complete a Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) refresher course every 4 years and also upon revision of the Institution’s Conflict of Interest (COI) Policy.

UAB is currently revising its COI Policy and many UAB investigators are due for their FCOI Refresher training in 2020. 

New training will be available soon that will address the 4-year retraining requirement as well as the new UAB Conflict of Interest policy.  If you receive a re-training request, and are unsure if this applies to you, please contact OCIRB at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..