Contacts for Conflict of Interest

Office Information



The Division of Scholarly Integrity & Research Compliance
North End Center, Suite 4120 (MC 0497)
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

E-mail:
coi@vt.edu

 

People

Linda Bucy

Linda Bucy

lbucy@vt.edu

Quinn Steen

Quinn Steen
COI Compliance Specialist

qsteen@vt.edu
540-231-2336

Contact for:

  • Virginia Tech Individual Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy 13010 questions
  • Individual consultation services to Virginia Tech faculty, staff, and students to ensure research regulatory compliance and support ethical decision-making
  • COISystem Disclosure of Outside Activities and Interests Form questions
  • Conflict of Interest Awareness training compliance
  • Proposal/award/LOG reviews for COI compliance
  • Development of management plans
  • General inquiries

Quinn Steen has over 10 years of experience in compliance and regulatory affairs. He joined Virginia Tech in 2011 and moved to the Conflict of Interest program in 2013 where he now administers programs that detect, evaluate, and manage conflicts of interest.

Before working in academia, Steen worked for two prominent local law firms where he assisted with trial preparation and case management. He also helped local entrepreneurs with business formation and start-up.

He completed undergraduate degrees in communications and criminal justice at Radford University. He then went on to complete both his J.D. and M.B.A. at Campbell University School of Law where he took a special interest in litigation and ethics.

Additional Contacts

Please contact your associate dean for research or one of the COI contacts listed above if you have questions or need assistance with forms.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences:
Saied Mostaghimi, smostagh@vt.edu

College of Architecture and Urban Studies:
R.P. Schubert, silver@vt.edu

Pamplin College of Business
Kevin Carlson, kevinc@vt.edu

College of Engineering:
Jack Lesko, jlesko@vt.edu

College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences:
Tom Ewing, etewing@vt.edu

College of Natural Resources and Environment:
Dean Paul Winistorfer, pwinisto@vt.edu

College of Science:
Randy Heflin, rhefliin@vt.edu

College of Veterinary Medicine:
S. Ansar Ahmed, ansrahmd@vt.edu

Research Institutes:
To be determined

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine:
Michael J. Friedlander, Senior Dean for Research
Leslie LaConte, Assistant Dean for Research