TAG ARCHIVES FOR belmont

24
Sep2014

by Meryn Robinson, Educational Program Intern

When reviewing a study that sought to investigate how sex offenders used networked technologies and communications for human trafficking, Hila Berger, MPH, CIP, and her colleagues on the IRB at Montclair State University faced a unique challenge: balancing protections for the study’s subjects—sex offenders—against protections for potential victims. The potential for subjects to incriminate themselves and potential legal obligations related to information disclosed during the research further complicated the protocol review. To overcome these challenges, the IRB and legal counsel worked together to implement additional protections for the group.
Read more

10
Mar2014

by Meryn Robinson, education and membership services,  and Avery Avrakotos, education and policy manager

Since its founding in 1974, PRIM&R’s highest priority has been to provide those charged with ensuring research protections, as well as those involved in the design and implementation of research protocols, with the education, practical tools, and cutting-edge strategies needed for their work protecting subjects. As we celebrate our 40th anniversary, we are reflecting upon four decades of connecting and protecting and recounting some of the events that have shaped the field’s rich history in our 40 Years of Research Ethics series.

[...] Read more

18
Oct2013

by Avery Avrakotos, Education and Policy Manager

On Monday, October 14, Elyse I. Summers, JD, assumed the role of president and CEO of the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protections Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP). Ms. Summers has been a devoted member of the human subjects protections field for nearly 15 years, having served most recently as the director of the Division of Education and Development in the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). Ms. Summers [...] Read more