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Letter from the P.I. Program Director*

Over the past two months, Cynthia McKenna, Mary Click and I have attended a series of conferences—ARIO, SRA, and PRIMR—and we’ve had the chance to meet and speak with many of you. Thank you for the interest you have shown in the program.

I believe we have a wonderful program that offers real value to researchers. Researchers are often not happy to be referred to the P.I. Program, but when they leave our workshop, they routinely thank our faculty ...continue reading "News from P.I. Program"

The P.I. Program will be Exhibiting at Two More Upcoming Conferences!

The P.I. Program director, Dr. James DuBois, recently presented on the Program and its findings at ARIO (Association of Research Integrity Officers), in San Diego, CA.

The Program will also be attending two upcoming conferences as an exhibitor. Stop by to say hello and learn more about the workshop!

  1. SRA (Society of Research Administrators International), Oct. 14-18: Vancouver, Canada
  2. PRIM&R (Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research), Nov. 6-8: San Antonio, TX

P.I. Program to Host Webinar on November 30, 2017

This free webinar is intended to inform institutional officials and those involved with compliance and research integrity about the benefits of sending researchers to the P.I. Program workshop.

Dr. James DuBois will discuss specific topics covered in the workshop and describe how the P.I. Program protects privacy and confidentiality while helping researchers move forward effectively. The webinar will also include a question and answer forum.

Thursday, November 30, 2017
1:00pm-2:00pm CST
James DuBois, DSc, PhD


Registration Open for Next P.I. Program Workshop

Registration is now open for the next P.I. Program workshop. The workshop will take place January 9-11, 2018 in St. Louis, MO.

To refer a participant to the program, please contact the Program Manager, Cynthia McKenna, at or 324-747-4220.

4523 Clayton Avenue, Campus Box 8005
St. Louis, MO 63110-1093
314-747-4220 |

I am pleased to share this information, which I received it on July 7, 2017, via email. The text below is quoted verbatim. - KDP

The U.S. Office of Research Integrity awarded a grant to the P.I. Program to expand its recruitment and assessment efforts. New program assessment efforts will have a formative aim (providing participants with important feedback) and a research aim (understanding factors that contribute to professional lapses). ...continue reading "P.I. Program-ORI grant and next workshop"