TAG ARCHIVES FOR research ethics

14
Nov2014

by James E. Lewis, PhD, an independent consultant and formerly a columnist for the Association of American Medical Colleges blog, Wing of Zock

A little known, but intentional, loophole in the federal regulations allows activities involving human subjects to be labeled “innovative care.” In spite of all that has been done since World War II to protect human subjects in clinical research, this ambiguity offers a mechanism through which unscrupulous individuals can avoid the ethical and regulatory obligations for the protection of human research subjects and the norms of professional and scholarly behavior. Recent cases demonstrating this dilemma can be found on the internet, but my purpose here is not [...] Read more

7
Nov2014

by Megan Frame, Membership Coordinator 

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 their professional experiences, how membership helps connect them to a larger community, and what goes on behind-the-scenes in their lives!

Today we’d like to introduce you to Erika Basile, director [...] Read more

5
Nov2014

by Bruce W. Kennedy, MS, RLATG, CMAR, CPIA, compliance associate at the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Ten years ago, I started as compliance associate at the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. My position fell under the school’s newly created Office of Research, and my responsibilities centered around regulatory tasks that had previously been performed “on-the-side” by others. Early on it was recognized that better practices and policies were needed to serve principal investigators (PIs) working in human subjects and animal research. My assignment was to further develop the program, which I did through Read more

30
Oct2014

by Hugh Tilson, MD, MPH, DrPH, PRIM&R Board Member and Co-Chair of the PRIM&R Project on the Boundary Between Research and Practice

Please join the PRIM&R Project on the Boundary Between Research and Practice in celebrating the release of a white paper titled Health-Related Activities Along the Boundary Between Research and Practice: When to Take [...] Read more

29
Oct2014

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

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