by Amy Davis, senior director for programs and publications

The Council for Certification of IRB Professionals (CCIP) held its annual meeting two months ago in Portland, Oregon. CCIP is a group of PRIM&R volunteers who establish Certified IRB Professional (CIP) policy and develop new exam questions. Every year, the group meets to review exam results, new exam questions, and program policies.

At this year’s meeting, the CCIP determined that [...] Read more


#AER12 Round-up

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by Anne Meade, Senior Manager for Website and Social Media

While the PRIM&R Blog Squad provided helpful insight into many of the sessions and panels  presented at the 2012 Advancing Ethical Research Conference, a lot information was also shared via Twitter!  Here’s how the conference was seen through the eyes of our tweeting attendees:

@djeneen: In #SanDiego for the #AER12 conference. Doesn't start until tomorrow but already [...] Read more


Today we’d like to introduce you to Eric Allen, MLS, CIP®, CPIA®, who serves as a member of PRIM&R’s Diversity Advisory Group (DAG). 

Eric Allen has been a PRIM&R member for nine years. He received his bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports science from Greensboro College, and holds a master’s degree in liberal studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He has worked in the area of research administration for well over a decade at various universities, and spent nine years as the director [...] Read more


PRIM&R’s servers are moving! As such, our website will be down on Saturday, December 1. We recognize that many of you are gearing up for the 2012 Advancing Ethical Research Conference, and want to provide you with some of the necessary information about your arrival at the conference. Not yet registered? Please fill out Read more