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Human Subjects Protections Professionals

Nancy Kass, ScD Phoebe R. Berman Professor of Bioethics and Public Health & Deputy Director for Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health & Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

After her education at Stanford and work with women's health and the HIV community in California, Nancy Kass moved to Johns Hopkins...

Caroline Kithinji, BS, MS Research Officer, Kenya Medical Research Institute

Ms. Kithinji candidly discusses her work with ethics review committees in Kenya and how she meets the challenges faced by a system with few resources.

Susan Kornetsky, MPH Director of Clinical Research Compliance, Boston Children's Hospital

(Part 1)  Susan Kornetsky discusses how she became involved with IRBs and her work with different committees evaluating issues in...

David Borasky, Jr., MPH, CIP Deputy Director of Human Research Ethics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

(Part 2) In this second part of his interview, Dave Borasky discusses public perception of IRBs and clinical research and...

Susan Kornetsky, MPH Director of Clinical Research Compliance, Boston Children's Hospital

(Part 2)  Ms. Kornetsky comments on the need to emphasize "collaboration" over "compliance", describes the qualities of good mentorship, and...

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