In January, PRIM&R welcomed three new members to its Board of Directors, including Elizabeth A. Buchanan, PhD. PRIM&R recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Buchanan about her experiences in the field as well as her involvement with PRIM&R. Read more
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Meet Katie Gillespie, research compliance manager at Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT, and one of the two new members of PRIM&R’s Membership Committee! She is highlighted this month as a research ethics professional who is making an impact on both her institution as well as the PRIM&R community at large.
PRIM&R: When and why did you join the field?
Katie Gillespie (KG): Like many, this was a career path I didn’[...] Read more
By Angela Craig, DVM, lab animal veterinarian and institutional animal care and use committee (IACUC) member at the University of Minnesota
Each of us has a unique path that brought us to our career in laboratory animal care and use. I started my career in laboratory animal medicine twenty years ago as a member of the husbandry staff. I enjoyed the close connection I made with the animals under my care, and I understood that they depended on me for their basic needs. I further realized how the scientific discoveries unfolding were dependent on physically and psychologically healthy animals. When you feel deeply invested in the work you do, it is natural [...] Read more
Welcome to another installment of our featured member interviews where we introduce you to our members—individuals who work to advance ethical research on a daily basis. Please read on to learn more about Kirstin Morningstar, MBA, CIP, CPIA director of Regulatory Services at University of Texas at Arlington. Read more
On May 6, PRIM&R presented Earning the CIP® Credential: Is It Right for You, Right Now?, a sixty-minute informational webinar on the Certified IRB Professional (CIP®) program. CIP Council chair Greg Lim, CIP outlined the history of the CIP program, as well as eligibility and recertification guidelines, and CIP Council [...] Read more