PRIM&R Website Maintenance Occurring this WeekendTags:
PRIM&R is moving its servers to the cloud! As such, our website will be down from Friday, July 27, at 9:00 AM ET until the morning of Monday, July 30.
In the meantime, we encourage you to explore Ampersand to find out more about PRIM&R members, receive updates on the latest in research ethics news, and more. If while reading Ampersand you find yourself inspired, please do not hesitate to contact [...] Read more
Featured Member Profile: Darcy HammarTags:
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 in their lives!
Today we’d like to introduce you to Darcy Hammar, institutional review board (IRB) manager at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Annapolis, MD.
When and why did you join the field?
A Few Thoughts about Washington and Research on a Hot Summer’s DayTags:
by Joan Rachlin, JD, MPH, Executive Director
Last week’s Food and Drug Administration approval of Truvada, the first drug to help prevent HIV infection in high-risk populations, was extraordinary, and extraordinarily well-timed. The announcement coincided with the opening of the 2012 International AIDS Conference, which was held in the US for the first time since President Obama lifted a travel and [...] Read more
2012 IACUC Conference: What You LikedTags:
By Maeve Luthin, Project Coordinator
Yesterday, we shared with you a list of items that we will work on to ensure that our 2013 Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Conference surpasses your expectations. Today, we welcome you to join us as we relish some of the successes of 2012. Below are the top five successes that we hope to repeat [...] Read more