January Webinar Recap

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Posted by Anne Meade, web and distance education coordinator

On Thursday, January 29, 2009, PRIM&R held a webinar titled Refocusing on IRB’s Crucial Issues: New Year, New Lens. This 90-minute session was presented by Bruce Gordon, MD, chairman of the IRB and professor of Pediatrics at University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Moira Keane, MA, director of the University of Minnesota Research Subjects’ Protection Programs. Ms. Keane and Dr. Gordon presented information on how to take advantage of the flexibility provided in the federal regulations for managing human subjects research programs while maintaining the highest ethical and regulatory standards.

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The most recent issue of the PRIM&R Newsletter (members only) was distributed on Friday, February 27.

In addition to our regular features, such as Recent Headlines, Government and Legal News, and Public Policy, this issue included…

  • An invitation for 2009 IACUC Conference attendees to register for the Speed Mentoring event;
  • A featured talk from PRIM&R Through the Years, a 532-page compilation of presentations delivered by internationally esteemed experts in the field of research ethics at PRIM&R's past annual meetings. This month feature is Stanley Milgram’s speech, “The Role of [...] Read more


Posted by Catherine Rogers, marketing coordinator

With our 35th anniversary upon us, the PRIM&R staff has been doing a lot of digging through our archives, and my, how far we've come! To remind you (and ourselves) of PRIM&R's journey, we will periodically post interesting photos in a feature called Monday Memories. Do you know what's going on in this image? Are you one of the enthusiastic chorus, or maybe you took the photo yourself? If you have any ideas about who's who, or what's what, please leave a comment and let us know!

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