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11
Feb2016

Paula_PortalatinWelcome to the latest installment of our member feature interviews, which seek to highlight PRIM&R members who are working to advance ethical research in their daily lives. Read on to learn about Paula Portalatin, a post award staff associate at the University of Maine, in Orono, ME.

PRIM&R: When and why did you join the field?
Paula Portalatin (PP): In 2003, I started working as an animal caretaker at a small institution and by 2008, I was working as [...] Read more

21
Jan2016

Membership Committee: Katie GillespieMeet Katie Gillespie, research compliance manager at Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT, and one of the two new members of PRIM&R’s Membership Committee! She is highlighted this month as a research ethics professional who is making an impact on both her institution as well as the PRIM&R community at large.

PRIM&R: When and why did you join the field?
Katie Gillespie (KG): Like many, this was a career path I didn’[...] Read more

6
Nov2015

Heather-Kim-resizedWelcome to the latest installment in our series of featured member interviews. This series highlights individuals within our membership who are making an impact on the research ethics field through their work. This month, we hear from Heather Kim, a senior regulatory compliance auditor in Quality Management for Copernicus Group IRB.

Elise Davis (ED): When and why did you join the field?
Heather Kim (HK): I had just begun my Masters in Regulatory Affairs when we covered the IRB in a basic Part 50 and 56 overview. Around that time, I was looking for [...] Read more

10
Sep2015

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 Julia Spesivtseva, MBA, CIP, senior IRB coordinator at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

PRIM&R: When and why did you join the field?
Julia Spesivtseva (JS): I joined the field of clinical research, and subsequently the institutional review board (IRB), almost seven years ago. I have found it to be both fascinating and complex, and one of the fields where science and ethics are truly integrated.

PRIM&R: What is [...] Read more