The mission of the NIEHS Ethics Office is to help ensure that NIEHS researchers, trainees, and staff understand their ethical responsibilities; comply with ethics rules, regulations, and policies; seek appropriate advice concerning ethical dilemmas and issues; and know how and where to report ethics violations.
The Ethics Office, located in Keystone, Suite 1079A, performs a variety of services and functions for the NIEHS community, including:
- Managing the filing and approval process for outside activities, scientific protocols, sponsored travel, awards, honorary degrees, and widely attended gatherings;
- Administering the filing and approval process for certifying public and confidential disclosure of financial interest statements;
- Providing guidance on conflict of interest issues for employees and the advisory committees that serve NIEHS and the National Toxicology Program (“NTP”);
- Responding to inquiries pertaining to conflict of interests, acceptable gifts, and post-employment restrictions;
- Conducting research and analysis on ethics issues related to environmental health research and policy;
- Serving as a liaison to the NIH Ethics Office and the HHS Office of General Counsel.
Jackie B. Stillwell
Director, NIEHS Ethics Office
530 Davis Dr
530 Davis Drive (Keystone Bldg)
Durham, NC 27713