An archive of stories from the research ethics community


The following is a list of all stories, ordered by most recent. Or, you can go to our list of narrators to see a list of all who have contributed to the archive. Read more interviews on PRIM&R's blog, Ampersand.

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...

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...

Boghuma Kabisen Titanji, MD, MSc, DTMH, PhD Physician/Scientist, Ministry of Public Health, Cameroon

Dr. Titanji discusses her passion for making a difference in the challenging realm of international research. Her extensive education and...

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.