PHM 822 - Academic and Research Integrity

Description

Guidelines for research and academic integrity focusing on issues pertinent to biomedical graduate students and scientists.
By the end of the course, students will be able to do the following:

  • Explain policies and issues involved in academic integrity 
  • Reflect upon personal actions involved in academic integrity (such as plagiarism and proper citations) 
  • Explain animal research ethics 
  • Explain the reasons behind research integrity policies for human subject research 
  • Evaluate authorship and collaboration issues 
  • Take safety precautions to be a good lab citizen 
  • Be able to negotiate and become sensitive to conflicts of interest 
  • Evaluate between proper and improper conduct of research 
  • Reflect upon personal actions involved in responsible conduct of research

Recommended Background

None.

Recommended Textbook

None required.

Instructor

Christina DokterChristina Dokter, MS, Ph.D. has researched about academic integrity and has published about medical student research.  She belongs to the International Center for Academic Integrity and is past co-director of the Academic Integrity Community for Michigan State University.

Dokter serves as President Elect for the National Association of Local Boards of Health.  She holds a Ph.D. in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Learning/ Education Administration, a degree concerned with the quality of higher education in the United States. Her research interests include various learning contexts including  medical education, education technology, health education, leadership and organizational change.

Semesters

Online Fall, Online Spring, Online Summer

Credits

1

Programs

  • MS/Pharmacology (required)
  • MS/Toxicology (required)
  • MS/General (required)
  • PSM (required)

Type

Core