TAG ARCHIVES FOR guest blogger

9
Oct2015

By Lauren Solberg, JD, MTS
Member, Knowledge Center Advisory Group

PRIM&R’s Knowledge Center Advisory Group recently developed an online tool that connects users to Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) materials that can be used to understand the regulations at 45 CFR 46 Subpart A.  In developing and finalizing this educational resource, we realized that while we frequently use terms like “statutes,” “regulations,” and “guidance,” it isn’t always clear what they mean or how they differ.  This summary should clarify these differences and help you to use the annotated regulations tool effectively.

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30
Sep2015

From its inception, one of PRIM&R's goals has been the education of research ethics and oversight professionals. To do this, we host conferences, short courses, webinars, and other offerings, such as PRIM&R’s online and member-only Knowledge Center, to assist our community in their daily work. The newest tool was brought about by our Knowledge Center Advisory Group. It's my pleasure to share PRIM&[...] Read more

22
Sep2015

The much-anticipated Notice of Proposed Rulemaking—offering the first changes to the Common Rule since its publication in 1991—has now been released. in the interest of providing PRIM&R’s community with as much exposure to the issues raised within it, and the writing and scholarship around the proposed rules changes, PRIM&R and other organizations are cross-posting their thoughts.  This post, from Dr. Celia B. Fisher at Fordham University, focuses on the proposed changes to minimal risk.  It originally appeared on Ethics & Society, the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education blog.

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27
Aug2015

If you were to reflect on important events that occurred in 1966, a legal decision handed down that year had such impact as to influence the conduct of our society every day thereafter. History buffs may think I’m referring to the Supreme Court decision in the case of Miranda v. Arizona which protected the rights of the accused, and introduced the Miranda warning. While this was undeniably monumental and provided necessary protections within the criminal justice system, it was not the only important safeguard measure enacted that year. For animals, the critically significant Read more