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Research Integrity Policies & Regulations


UCH Research Misconduct Policy – This policy describes the procedures that will be used to review allegations of research misconduct, the rights of Respondents and Complainants, and UConn Health’s responsibilities in its administration.

UConn Health Data Ownership Policy – This policy describes the rights and responsibilities of researchers with respect to data generated by UCH research projects.

UConn Health Non-Retaliation Policy – This policy defines how UConn Health provides for the protection of any person or group within its community from retaliation who, in good faith, participate in investigations or report alleged violations of policies, laws, rules or regulations applicable to the UCH.


Public Health Service (PHS) Policies on Research Misconduct – 42 CFR Part 93 – June 2005

HHS Debarment Regulations – 45 CFR Part 76

Federal Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 – 5 U.S.C. § 1201

Public Health Service Records Related to Inquiries and Investigations of Scientific Misconduct, HHS/OASH/ORI. 74 Fed. Reg. 44847 (2009)

Research Misconduct – Other Federal Agencies