TAG ARCHIVES FOR IRB administration


by Jennifer Vergara-Jimenez, MD, MS Bioethics, assistant director of research compliance, Jaeb Center for Health Research and Adjunct Faculty, South University Health Programs

While the 2013 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference has drawn to a close, PRIM&R is pleased to continue sharing reflections from members of the PRIM&R Blog Squad to provide our readers with an inside peek of the [...] Read more


On Wednesday, September 18, PRIM&R hosted a webinar titled Doing More with Less: Best IRB Practices for Institutions with Small Research Programs. Scott Lipkin, DPM, CIP, chief of the Network Office of Research and Innovation at the Lehigh Valley Health Network, and Lori Roesch, CIM, CIP, manager or the research subject protection program at Aurora Health Care, Inc, participated as speakers, with Elisa A. Hurley, PhD, education director at PRIM&R, as moderator.

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On Thursday, April 25, PRIM&R hosted a webinar titled Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/QI): Study Review from Conception to Completion. Kristen Burt, JD, interim director of the Michigan State University (MSU) Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), and Eunice Yim Newbert, MPH, manager of the Education and Quality Improvement Program (EQuIP) at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), participated as speakers, with Amy Davis, JD, MPH, senior director for program and publications at PRIM&R, as moderator.

Following the webinar, we connected with the presenters, and they kindly answered a few more questions that came in from webinar participants, forRead more


by Megan Frame, Membership Coordinator

Welcome to another installment of our featured member interview series where we introduce you to more of our members-individuals who wok to advance ethical research on a daily basis. Please read on to learn about their professional experiences, perspectives on membership, and and what goes on behind-the-scenes in their lives!

Today we’d like to introduce you to Hope Violette, manager of the Office of Research at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, MA.  


by Andrea Johnson, JD, CIP, Regulatory Specialist in the Research Integrity Office at Oregon Health and Science University 

It seems like just yesterday that I was walking around in beautiful 65-degree weather outside the San Diego Convention Center, overhearing discussions on the U.S. Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee. The start of the New Year really has a way of making time fly, but I’m getting back in the [...] Read more

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