TAG ARCHIVES FOR protocol review

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Nov2014

by Bruce W. Kennedy, MS, RLATG, CMAR, CPIA, compliance associate at the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Ten years ago, I started as compliance associate at the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. My position fell under the school’s newly created Office of Research, and my responsibilities centered around regulatory tasks that had previously been performed “on-the-side” by others. Early on it was recognized that better practices and policies were needed to serve principal investigators (PIs) working in human subjects and animal research. My assignment was to further develop the program, which I did through Read more

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Mar2014

by David R. Van Houten, MS, research integrity advocate

During PRIM&R’s Best Practices for Assessing Risk in Social and Behavioral Research webinar, Jeffrey M. Cohen, PhD, CIP, CEO of HRP Consulting Group, Inc., discussed challenges for institutional review boards (IRBs) charged with reviewing social and behavioral research.

While human research protections is complicated across all areas of research, the presentation served to illuminate the complexities associated with protecting human subjects in social and behavioral studies. In his presentation, Dr. Cohen pointed out that IRB [...] Read more

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Feb2013

by Andrea Johnson, JD, CIP, Regulatory Specialist, Oregon Health & Science University Institutional Review Board

I don’t think many will disagree with me when I say that the institutional review board (IRB) process is complex. While some of us, including me, find navigating complex regulatory schema to be an enjoyable challenge, the regulations governing human subjects research create practical hurdles that cost time and money, and some would argue that they [...] Read more

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Feb2013

by Royell Sullivan, Institutional Review Board (IRB) Education Specialist at the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine 

2011 was my first time attending PRIM&R’s annual Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference, and I have to admit, I was a tad bit lost. I had this feeling that the information was just over my head. Attending the conference for the second time this past December, however, let [...] Read more

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