Department of Biostatistics Seminar/Workshop Series

Promoting Ethical Research Through Regulation: Where Did All of These Policies Come From?

Elizabeth Heitman, PhD

Associate Professor, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, VUMC

Wednesday, October 21, 1:30-2:30pm, MRBIII Conference Room 1220

Intended Audience: Persons interested in applied statistics, statistical theory, epidemiology, health services research, clinical trials methodology, statistical computing, statistical graphics, R users or potential users

Federally funded research is subject to a host of regulations and institutional policies intended to promote ethical, health, and safety standards. This presentation discusses the origins and controversies in research ethics policy with a case highlighting potential conflicts among requirements.

Related Links:

NIH Grants Policy Statement, Part II: Terms and Conditions of NIH Grant Awards

VUMC Policy Database
Topic revision: r3 - 26 Apr 2013, JohnBock
 

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