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by Michael (Mike) Kraten, PhD, CPA, IRB Chair at Providence College

PRIM&R is pleased to share a post from Mike Kraten, a member of the PRIM&R Blog Squad for the 2014 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference. The PRIM&R Blog Squad is composed of PRIM&R members who will blog here, on Ampersand, about the conference to give our readers an inside peek of what happened December 4-7 in Baltimore, MD. 

Have you ever experienced a sense of deja vu? A feeling of having lived through a moment in another life?

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by Brandon Brown, MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor and Director of the Global Health Research, Education, and Translation (GHREAT) Initiative, University of California-Irvine Program in Public Health

So far, the current Ebola epidemic has resulted in more than 9,000 cases and 4,500 related deaths in affected West African countries, with additional cases now in the United States and Europe. As we learn more, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is Read more


by Patrick Okonta, MD, FWACS, FMCOG, MPH, research ethics committee chair and senior lecturer in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Delta State University Teaching Hospital

I attended PRIM&R’s Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference this past November for the first time. I was one of ten attendees who were fortunate to receive international an scholarships from [...] Read more


by Derek Fong, VMD, DACLAM, clinical veterinarian at the University of Colorado Denver

John P. Gluck, PhD, professor emeritus of psychology and senior advisor to the president on animal research ethics and welfare at the University of New Mexico and research professor at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University, painted a broad overview of animal research and ethics during his talk yesterday at the Read more

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