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 Division of Program Integrity (DPI)

 DPI is responsible for reviewing noncriminal
 allegations of improper employee conduct, misuse
 of grant or contract funds, and grantee/contractor
 conflict of interest related to NIH programs and
 activities.

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 Welcome to DPI

 

​Division of Program Integrity (DPI) is responsible for:

 

1. Reviewing allegations involving NIH programs and activities 

DPI is responsible for conducting reviews of allegations involving (1) misuse of NIH grant or contract funds, (2) grantee or contractor conflicts of interest, and (3) other misconduct or misuse of NIH resources by NIH employees or others doing business with NIH.

2. Collaborating with HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG)

DPI liaises and collaborates with HHS OIG Investigations and the OIG Hotline.

OIG Office of Investigations

  • Reviews cases that the OIG refers to NIH for administrative action when the Department of Justice (DoJ) declines prosecution.
  • Refers cases to the OIG for investigation when there are indicators of possible criminal violations.
  • Participates in providing advice to the OIG an DoJ regarding False Claims Act (31 U.S.C. §§ 3729 - 3733) cases that involve NIH programs.
  • Coordinates responses to information requests for OIG investigations of NIH programs or employees.
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 OIG Hotline
  • Has lead responsibility for cases received through the OIG Hotline.  

 

 

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 Contacting DPI

 

National Institutes of Health
Office of Management Assessment
Division of Program Integrity
6011 Executive Blvd, Suite 601, MSC 7669
Rockville, MD 20852

  
Phone: (301) 496-5586
Fax: (301) 480-1204
 

 Staff List

 

 

Ms. Maritza Zeiberg, CPA, Director
Ms. Keerin Tener, Executive Assistant

Team A:

Mr. Peter Vallino, Supervisory Auditor
Mr. Flor Martinez
Mr. Daniel Gelfand
Ms. Mia Brent
Ms. Jamie Gale
Mr. Lawrence Heller
Mr. Cory Baumhardt, CPA 

 

Team B:
 
Mr. Thomas Hartshorne, Supervisory Auditor
Mr. A. Paul McCollough, CPA
Ms. Annette Harrah, CPA
Ms. Allison Moyal
Mr. Shyam Bhaskar, CPA 
Ms. Kristin Ta

 

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