Welcome to another installment of our featured member profiles where we will continue to introduce you to more of 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 [...] Read more
TAG ARCHIVES FOR human subjects research
by Amy Davis, JD, MPH, Senior Director for Programs and Publications at PRIM&R
Remember the Johns Hopkins-Michigan study in which the Michigan Hospital system implemented an intensive care unit-based check-list system for inserting a catheter to reduce central line infections? The project was submitted to the Johns Hopkins Medical Institution’s (JHMI) institutional review board (IRB) in 2004, who categorized the [...] Read more
Ruth Faden, PhD, MPH, is director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and a senior research scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University. She was co-recipient of PRIM&R’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011 with her husband, Tom L. Beauchamp.
When I was pregnant with my first child more than 30 years ago, I developed a serious medical problem (deep vein thrombosis) and was put on heparin, a blood thinner. With every injection, I worried about whether I was doing the right thing, [...] Read more
by Avery Avrakotos, Education and Policy Coordinator
When not serving as a member of the faculty at PRIM&R’s Advancing Ethical Research Conference, Nancy Kass, ScD, deputy director for public health at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, plays an integral role in the development of research policies for human subjects research.
As a member of the World Health Organization ([...] Read more