by Megan Frame, membership coordinator
This month, in honor of Member Appreciation Month, I will introduce you to a new member of the PRIM&R community each week. We’ll learn about their professional experiences, personal interests, and, of course, what keeps them committed to advancing ethical research. This week, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Eva Pastor, CIP, IRB [...] Read more
by Avery Avrakotos, education and policy manager
This month, in honor of Member Appreciation Month, we will introduce you to a new member of the PRIM&R community each week. To start off this series, it is my pleasure to introduce you to PRIM&R member Delia Y. Wolf, MD, JD, MSCI.
Dr. [...] Read more
by David R. Van Houten, MS, research integrity advocate
During PRIM&R’s Best Practices for Assessing Risk in Social and Behavioral Research webinar, Jeffrey M. Cohen, PhD, CIP, CEO of HRP Consulting Group, Inc., discussed challenges for institutional review boards (IRBs) charged with reviewing social and behavioral research.
While human research protections is complicated across all areas of research, the presentation served to illuminate the complexities associated with protecting human subjects in social and behavioral studies. In his presentation, Dr. Cohen pointed out that IRB [...] Read more
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 our featured member’s professional experiences, how membership helps connect her to a larger community, and what goes on behind-the-scenes in her life!
Today, we’d like to introduce you to Leigh Read, manager, research compliance/assurance and programs, at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, MA.
On October 24, 2013, PRIM&R hosted a webinar titled Protecting Human Subjects in Qualitative Research: Ethical Considerations for IRBs and Researchers. Julie Simpson, PhD, director of research integrity services at the University of New Hampshire led the webinar while Elisa A. Hurley, PhD, education director at PRIM&R, served as the moderator.
Following the webinar, we connected with Dr. Simpson, and she kindly answered a few more questions that came in from webinar participants, exclusively for Ampersand.
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