P.R.I.C.E.  Services

Dr. Alan R. Price is one of the world’s leading experts in:

conducting investigations and reviewing allegations and reports from inquiries and investigations involving scientific misconduct or research misconduct, having served from 1989 to 2006 as Scientist-Investigator, Branch Chief, Division of Investigative Oversight Director, and Associate Director for Investigative Oversight in the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) for the research agencies of the United States Public Health Service (PHS), including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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Dr. Price is available with his unique research misconduct expertise to assist:

  • counsels for institutions and attorneys for individuals
  • institutional officials, including Research Integrity Officers (RIOs)
  • individuals who are respondents who have been wrongly charged or wrongly convicted
  • or individuals who are complainants (whistleblowers). 


Dr. Price will:  

  • review and make expert comments for RIOs, counsels, or investigation committees on allegations, evidence, investigative processes, draft inquiry and investigation reports, proposed sanctions and administrative actions, etc., through telephone calls, email communications, or on-site visits
  • write expert reports with analyses of whether allegations, evidence, and findings would fall under the Federal/ORI definition of scientific or research misconduct and whether they would rise to the level (or not) of previous cases and findings by the ORI
  • testify at committee meetings or hearings of committees assigned to evaluate evidence or findings of scientific misconduct or research misconduct,  testify at depositions or trials in civil suits, or provide expert testimony for inequitable-conduct charges in patent-infringement suits.        
  • conduct investigations and/or assist RIOs and investigation committees in reviewing and evaluating evidence and provide advice for the drafting of findings and investigation reports.



Contact Dr. Price at:  resmisccons@researchmisconductconsultant.com

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based in the Hill Country, Lago Vista, Texas

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