by Megan Frame, Membership Coordinator

This fall, we asked PRIM&R members to share their feedback through our annual Membership Services Survey. This is our staff’s opportunity to learn more about our community and what members need from PRIM&R as they navigate their roles in the research ethics and oversight fields. More [...] Read more


PRIM&R recently concluded our 2014 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference, held December 4-7, 2014 in Baltimore, MD. In keeping with the conference theme, 40 Years of Human Research Protections: Reflecting on the Past, Shaping the Future, executive director Elisa A. Hurley, PhD, shared her vision of where PRIM&R has been and where we’re going. Watch her address below:

Additional conference content will be highlighted in the weeks and months to come, so check back often to see what we’re sharing. Read more


by Hugh Tilson, MD, MPH, DrPH, PRIM&R Board Member and Co-Chair of the PRIM&R Project on the Boundary Between Research and Practice

Please join the PRIM&R Project on the Boundary Between Research and Practice in celebrating the release of a white paper titled Health-Related Activities Along the Boundary Between [...] Read more


Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, PharmD, MBA, CIP, RAC, an active and valued leader in the field of human subjects protections and proud family man, passed away on October 2, 2014.

A pharmacist by training, Dr. Gyi received a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in 1983, and went on to receive his doctorate in the subject from Duquesne University in 1986. He also obtained a master’s in business administration from Loyola University Maryland (Read more