Meet 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
By Lauren Solberg, JD, MTS
Member, Knowledge Center Advisory Group
PRIM&R’s Knowledge Center Advisory Group recently developed an online tool that connects users to Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) materials that can be used to understand the regulations at 45 CFR 46 Subpart A. In developing and finalizing this educational resource, we realized that while we frequently use terms like “statutes,” “regulations,” and “guidance,” it isn’t always clear what they mean or how they differ. This summary should clarify these differences and help you to use the annotated regulations tool effectively.
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From its inception, one of PRIM&R's goals has been the education of research ethics and oversight professionals. To do this, we host conferences, short courses, webinars, and other offerings, such as PRIM&R’s online and member-only Knowledge Center, to assist our community in their daily work. The newest tool was brought about by our Knowledge Center Advisory Group. It's my pleasure to share PRIM&[...] Read more
by Dr. Toby Schonfeld, Human Subjects Research Review Official, Environmental Protection Agency
Dr. Toby Schonfeld, Human Subjects Research Review Official at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recently shared her experience at PRIM&R’s 2014 Advancing Ethical Research Conference on the EPA's official science blog, "It All Starts with Science." We are pleased to share her thoughts and observations with our community, and thank Dr. Schonfeld and the EPA for allowing us to do so.
by Anne Meade, MS, PMP, Senior Manager for Website and Social Media
For its December Question of the Month, our People & Perspectives program wants to know what you think will be the greatest challenge the research ethics field will face in the next 20 years.
Need inspiration? [...] Read more