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Human Subjects Protections Professionals

Bruce Gordon, MD Executive Chairman IRBs, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Dr. Gordon discusses a variety of forms of communication which include arguing scientific points with colleagues, cajoling opinions from IRB...

Ross Hickey, JD, CIP, CPIA Asst. Provost for Research Integrity, University of Southern Maine

The business methodology of "lean thinking" can be applied to IRB administration.

Julie Simpson, PhD Director, Research Integrity Services, University of New Hampshire

Dr. Simpson describes the nuance and value of qualitative research.

Jennifer Pacheco, BS, CIM, CIP Director, Human Research Protection Program, Baystate Health

A positive mindset goes a long way toward solving daily logistical challenges in a research protection program.

Steven Joffe, MD, MPH Emanuel and Robert Hart Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Dr. Steve Joffe describes pediatric oncology as a blend of research and patient care that offers rewarding and sometimes dramatic...

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