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Human Subjects Protections Professionals

Daniel Nelson, MS, CIP Director, Human Research Protocol Office, U.S. EPA, Professor of Social Medicine and Pediatrics, UNC-Chapel Hill

Dan Nelson describes a career of research, IRB work and PRIM&R leadership that has involved every facet of hands-on research...

Helen McGough, MA Director, Human Subjects Division (retired), University of Washington

Helen McGough discusses her career path from anthropologist to IRB Administrator and reflects on the use of her training to...

Moira Keane, MA, CIP Executive Director, HRPP (retired), University of Minnesota

Communication between all the stakeholders in research is crucial for consistent progress. Relationships intersect seemingly separate worlds: institutional, cultural, academic,...

Gary L. Chadwick, PharmD, MPH, CIP Professor Emeritus, University of Rochester

The knack for untangling complicated issues is a common theme in the many chapters of Dr. Chadwick's career in Public...

Erica Heath, CIP Director, E & I Review Services

Erica Heath describes how research was reviewed in the late 70's, the advent of independent IRBs and the evolving nature...

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