TAG ARCHIVES FOR human subjects research

14
Aug2012

by Avery Avrakotos, Education and Policy Coordinator

Preparations for the 2012 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference  are gearing up, and I for one am getting excited about the annual poster presentations. To channel my excitement, I reached out to some of our past presenters to find out what they have been up to. This week, I chatted with Amal Matar, PRIM&R’s 2010 Pillar of PRIM&R Award recipient, to see how her work has progressed since she shared her work at the 2011 AER [...] Read more

9
Aug2012

Laura Stark, PhD, serves as an assistant professor of medicine, health and society at Vanderbilt University. Her research focuses on medicine, morality, and the modern state. Her recent publication, Behind Closed Doors: IRBs and the Making of Ethical Research, explores the development of human subjects protections regulations and the manner in which these rules are played out within institutional review boards (IRBs) today. Stark will be onsite at the 2012 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference to lead a research ethics book group lunch and sign books on Wednesday, December 5. Leading up to her talk, Stark will be sharing a series of blog posts [...] Read more

8
Aug2012

by Henry Silverman, MD, MA, professor of medicine, chair of the ethics advisory committee, and director of the Middle East Research Ethics Training Initiative at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

For more than 10 years, the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has funded several educational programs that aim to strengthen research bioethics expertise in in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).  Such programs offer intensive education on research ethics to in-country academics who then can enhance local ethics review of research, develop [...] Read more

6
Aug2012

by Elisa Hurley, PhD, Education Director

Elyn R. Saks’ 2007 memoir, The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness is not an easy book to read.  In it, Saks, a distinguished law professor at the University of Southern California, paints a vivid, terrifying, and very human portrait of a life lived with schizophrenia.  

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1
Aug2012

by Avery Avrakotos, Education and Policy Coordinator

Preparations for the 2012 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference are gearing up, and I, for one, am getting excited about the annual poster presentations. To channel my excitement, I reached out to past presenter Brandon Brown to see how his work has progressed since he shared his poster  at the 2011 AER Conference.
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