Conflict of Interest
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

Conflict of Interest (COI)

Please review the attached IRB Procedure to learn how potential conflicts of interest in research are managed at UnityPoint Health-Des Moines.

 UPHDM HRPP Policy & Procedure for Managing Individual Conflict of Interest  - September 2015

Everyone listed on a Application for New Protocol Review, Continuing Review form or Request for Revision/Amendment must complete a Conflict of Interest form annually in July-August as long as the research study they are involved with is still open with the IRB. The current form is below:

Current UPHDM IRB Financial Conflict of Interest Form-July 2017


Additional Resources:

NIH Grants & Funding COI FAQs


If you have any questions regarding potential conflicts of interest, please contact the IRB Office at 515-263-5551 or at