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Herman J. Woltring
08-22-1989, 11:56 PM
Resent from Health InfoCom Network News (MEDNEWS@ASUACAD, HICN230.NWS)
Volume 2, Number 30 August 19, 1989

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General Announcments
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NIH/FDA WORKSHOP - PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS
National Institutes of Health

The Office for Protection from Research Risks, Office of Extramural Research,
National Institutes of Health, is sponsoring a Workshop on ethical issues
involved in behavioral and biomedical research.

The two-day program will convene at 8:30 am on September 18 with a
presentation on "The Role of NIH in Protection of Human Subjects."

The program is open to anyone with an interest in research as well as NIH and
other Federal personnel involved in the development of research protocols, the
review of research proposals and applications, the awarding of research funds,
and the performance and evaluation of research. Advance registration is
required.


DATES: September 18-19, 1989 - (8:30 am to 4:30 pm)

LOCATION:

The Auditorium
Uniformed Services University of the
Health Sciences
Building B, Room B2014
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

TITLE OF WORKSHOP: Ethical Issues in Biomedical and Behavioral
Research

REGISTRATION CONTACT:

Agnes Richardson, Secretary to Director
Division of Program Development and
Evaluation, OPRR
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Room 5B62
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Telephone: (301) 496-8101

REGISTRATION FEE: None

AGENDA TOPICS INCLUDE:

Overview of Research Protections

Ethical Principles and Research Protections
o Informed Consent
o Risks/Benefits Assessment
o Equitable Subject Selection

Ethics of Subject Selection and Research Design
in Controlled Clinical Trials

Ethical Issues in Biomedical Research
o Research During Pregnancy and AIDS Research

AIDS in the International Setting

Research Review and Funding
o Characteristics of Research Review
o Funding Mechanisms and Their Impact on Research

Research Ethics
o Characteristics of Research Review
o Funding Mechanisms and Their Impact on Research

Research Ethics
o The Future

Institutional Review Boards (IRBS) in the 1990'S: The Federal
Model Policy

PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS WILL FOCUS ON TOPICS SUCH AS:

o Ethics of involving human subjects in biomedical and behavioral research.
o The importance of informed consent, risks/benefits assessment, and equitable
selection of subjects in research involving humans.
o The process of designing, approving, and funding research.
o Research during pregnancy and AIDS research, here and abroad.
o A look at the future of research ethics.

PARTIAL LIST OF SPEAKERS:

Lawrence S. Brown, Jr.,M.D., M.P.H.
Susan Conner, J.D.
Dale H. Cowan, M.D., J.D.
Sue Kier Hoppe, Ph.D.
Edmund G. Howe, M.D., J.D.
Herbert C. Kelman, Ph.D.
Mariam Kelty, Ph.D.
Mrs. Carol Levine
Robert J. Levine, M.D.
Alan Meisel, J.D.
John C. Petricciani, M.D.
Ernest D. Prentice, Ph.D.
M. Louis van de Beek, M.D., M.B.A.
Murry L. Wax, Ph.D.
Marvin Zelen, Ph.D.


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