The Principal Investigator has the primary responsibility for ensuring the ethical conduct of the research study. This includes protecting human subjects’ rights, safety and welfare, protocol
compliance, and adherence to institutional, state and federal regulations and guidance. The PI is responsible for ensuring informed consent is appropriately obtained from each participant and for
appropriately maintaining study records. The PI is also responsible for complying with the financial and administrative policies and regulations associated with the award, overall fiscal
management of the project, and conflict of interest disclosure.