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.

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.

Deborah Frolicher, BS, CPIA Director, IACUC, The Scripps Research Institute

Sound IACUC administration relies on a foundation of collaboration between staff, researchers, and members of the committee.

Robert S. Sikes. PhD Professor of Biology, Director of Basic Animals Services Unit, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Dr. Sikes discusses the realities of research involving wild animals and the need for specific guidelines to ensure valid scientific...

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...

Karen Rothenberg, JD, MPA Marjorie Cook Professor of Law & Founding Director, Law and Health Care Program, University of Maryland (Carey)

Professor Rothenberg describes the importance of combining academic and legal thought with listening skills and appreciation for real-world life scenarios....