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Incarceration, restitution, and lifetime debarment: legal consequences of scientific misconduct in the eric poehlman case: Commentary on: "Scientific forensics: how the office of research integrity can assist institutional investigations of research misconduct during oversight review".
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20842537     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Following its determination of a finding of scientific misconduct the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) will seek redress for any injury sustained. Several remedies both administrative and statutory may be available depending on the strength of the evidentiary findings of the misconduct investigation. Pursuant to federal regulations administrative remedies are primarily remedial in nature and designed to protect the integrity of the affected research program, whereas statutory remedies including civil fines and criminal penalties are designed to deter and punish wrongdoers. This commentary discusses the available administrative and statutory remedies in the context of a specific case, that of former University of Vermont nutrition researcher Eric Poehlman, and supplies a possible rationale for the legal result.
Samuel J Tilden
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science and engineering ethics     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1471-5546     ISO Abbreviation:  Sci Eng Ethics     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9516228     Medline TA:  Sci Eng Ethics     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  737-41     Citation Subset:  E; IM    
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Sci Eng Ethics. 2010 Dec;16(4):713-35   [PMID:  20526693 ]

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