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Past Meeting & Seminar Information
(1997-2008)

Day Date Time Location Topic(s) Speaker(s)
Monday 12/01/08 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  The Paradox of Personalized Medicine   Greg Feero, MD-Ph.D.,, Genome Healtlh, NHGRI, NIH 
Monday 11/03/08 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  The Genetic Non-Discrimination Act: Impact on Consent   Sara Hull, Ph.D., Department of Bioethics, NIH & Office of the Clinical Director, NHGRI, NIH. and MK Holohan, Ph.D., Health Polici Analyst, NHGRI, NIH 
Monday 10/06/08 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Vaccines for Healthy Behavior   Sarah Lieber, Fellow, Department of Bioethics, NIH 
Monday 09/15/08 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  A Code of Ethics for the Life Sciences   Nancy Jones, Ph.D., , Policy Analyst, NIAID, NIH 
Monday 07/07/08 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  This will be a planning meeting to suggest topics and speakers for Sept 2008-June 2009. Please send me your suggestions if you cannot participate in person.   There will be no speaker at the summer plannign meeting. 
Monday 06/04/08 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Rewearch on Research Integrity  Melissa Anderson, Ph.D., Professor, University of Minnesota 
Monday 05/05/08 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Execution of Prisoners: Is it Research   Seema Shah, JD., Department of Bioethics, CC, NIH 
Monday 04/07/08 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Death as a State of Mind   Jerry Menikoff, JD, MD, Chief, Department of Human Subjects Research, NIH 
Tuesday 04/01/08 3:00 p.m. Building 31, C Wing, Room 10  Among Them but Not Of Them: Ethics and Autism   Glenn McGee, PhD, Alden March Bioethics Institute, Albany Medical Center, NY 
Monday 03/03/08 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Moore v. Regents of the University of California: Some Puzzles About the Ownership of Body Parts   Connie S.Rosati, JD,PhD, Univeristy of Arizona & Depart of Bioethics, CC, NIH 
Monday 02/04/08 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Health Care Reform and Ethics of Tiering   Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, Dept. of Clinical Bioethics, NIH 
Monday 01/07/08 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  How Should Treatment Decisions be Made for Incapacitated Patients, and Why?   David Wendler, Ph.D.,Dept of Clinical Bioethics, NIH 
Monday 12/03/07 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  The December 3 meeting is canceled    
Monday 11/05/07 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  The Second Wave: Including Pregnant Women in Clinical Research Trials   Maggie LIttle, Georgetown University 
Monday 10/01/07 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  No meeting. The Group is meeting on September 24 instead of on October 1 to accommodate the speakers.    
Monday 09/24/07 3:00 p.m. Building 31, C wing 6 Floor, Room 7  Teaching Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Surring Genetics: Develop0ment and Evaluation of a New Web-Based Curriculum   Michael Wilkes, MD, UCDavis & Frank Day, MD, UCLA 
Monday 07/01/07 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  There will be no meetings in July and August   message from Miriam Kelty 
Monday 06/04/07 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Building Research Ethics Capacity in Developing Countries   Barbara Sina, PhD, Fogarty International Center, NIH 
Monday 05/07/07 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Sex Selection and Genetic Enhancement: A Philosophical Look at a Clinical Dilemma   David Heyd, PhD. Dept. Philosophy, Hebrew Univeristy of Jerualem and Visiting Scholar, Dept of Clinical Bioethics, NIH 
Monday 04/16/07 3:00 p.m. Building 31, C Wing, Conf Rm 10  Researc with Vulnerable Populaltions: The Termnally Ill, the Elderly and the Uninsured   Colleen Denny, Research Fellow, Dept of Clinical Bioethics, NIH 
Monday 04/16/07 3:00 p.m. Building 31, C Wing, Conf Rm 10  Research with Vulnerable Populations: The Termnally Ill, the Elderly and the Uninsured   Colleen Denny, Research Fellow, Dept of Clinical Bioethics, NIH 
Monday 03/05/07 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Nazi Medicine, Eugenics and Bioethics Today   Susan Bachrach, Curator, Special Exhibitions, US Holocaust Memorial Museum 
Monday 02/05/07 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Emotions, Identify and Pharmacologic Control  William Kabasenche, PhD, Univ. of Virginia 
Monday 01/08/07 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Ethical Considerations in Research with American Indians  Richard Fabsitz, PhD; William Freeman, MD, MPH, Northwest Indican College, WA; NHLBI, NIH; Nina Silverberg, PhD, NIA, NIH;Jared Jobe, PhD, NHLBI, NIH; Philip Smith, Indian Health Service; Alan Trachtenberg, MD, MPH, Indian Health Service 
Monday 12/04/06 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Does the Neuroscience of Pain Compel and Sustain a Neurophilosophically-based Ethics of Pain Medicine?  James Giordano, PhD, Scholar in Residence, Center for Clinical Bioethics and Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Palliative Medicine, Georgetown Univ. Medical Center, Washington, DC 
Monday 11/06/06 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, Lower Level, Room D  Ethics of Research with Animals   David DeGrazia, PhD, George Washington Univ & NIH CC Dept of Clinical Bioethics 
Monday 10/16/06 3:00 p.m. Building 31, Conf Rm 6  Scientific Forensics: Techniques Used to Show that Data have been Falsified   John Dahlberg, PhD, ORI, DHHS 
Monday 09/18/06 3:00 p.m. Building 31, Conf Room 6C  Ethics of Vaccination in a Pandemic: How should the US deal with rationing, requirements and recommendations?   Capt Ray Strikas, MD, Natl Vaccine Program, DHHS 
Monday 06/05/06 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Ethical Issues in Drug Abuse Research   David Gorelick, MD, PhD, Natl Inst on Drug Abuse 
Monday 05/01/06 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Ethical Issues in Human/Non-Human Primate Neural Grafting   Ruth Faden, PhD, Director, JHU Berman Center for Bioethics 
Monday 04/06/06 3:00 p.m. Bldg 31, Room 10  TBD  TBD 
Monday 04/06/06 3:00 p.m. Bldg 31, Room 10  TBD  TBD 
Monday 04/03/06 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  The Use of an "Honest Broker" in Research   TBD & Ellen Werner, PhD, NHLBI 
Monday 03/06/06 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Principles for Early Stopping Phase III Clinical Trials   David Buchanan, Dr. Ph., Univ. Mass., Frank Miller,Dept Clinical Bioethics, NIH & Dennis Dixon, PhD, NIAID 
Monday 03/05/06 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Deadly Medicine Exhibit: Lessons for Contemporary Training of Physicians   Susan Bachrach, US Holocaust Memorial Museum 
Monday 02/06/06 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Exploitation in Clinical Research   Alan Wertheimer, PhD, Visiting Scholar, Dept of Clinical Bioethics, CC, NIH and Prof. Emeritus of Political Science, Univ of Vermont 
Monday 02/04/06 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building    Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD, Dept of Clinical Bioethics, CC, NIH 
Monday 01/09/06 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Ethical Dilemmas in Public Halth Emergencies - and How They Affect Communications   Marc Chimes, Celadon Communications; Kamer Davis, Ogilvy Public Relations, Linda Weinberg, Ogilvy Public Relations 
Monday 12/05/05 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Role the Medical Personnel in Handlng Prisoners   M. Gregg Bloche, MD,JD & Jonathan Marks,MA, BCL, Georgetown Law Center & JHU Bloomberg School of Public Health 
Monday 11/07/05 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Ethical Issues in Research After Disasters   Alan Fleischman, PhD, EThics Advisor, NICHD 
Monday 10/03/05 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  No Meeting on October 3   N/A 
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09/12/05 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  "Operation Whitecoat": Biowarfare to Biodefense   Arthur Anderson, MD, COL MC, Director, Lab Med. & Office of Human Use and Ethics, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, MD 
Monday 06/06/05 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, Room D  Ethics of Bioterrorism Research and Biosecurity: Dual Use in Neuroscience Research for National Security   Jonathan Moreno, PhD 
Monday 05/02/05 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room D  Financial Conflicts of Interest: What do research participants think?   Lindsay Hampson, NIH 
Monday 04/04/05 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, Room D  Evidence Based Bioethics   Jeremy Sugerman, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University 
Monday 03/07/05 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, Room D  Public Health Ethics   Ruth Gaare Bonheim,PhD and James Childress, PhD, University of Virginia 
Monday 02/07/05 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, Room D  Aggregation and Problems about Trade-offs   Larry S. Temkin, PhD, Rutgers Univ & Dept. of Clinical Bioethics, CC, NIH 
Monday 01/10/05 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, Rm D  Issues in Health Care Ethics   Ellen Fox, Veterans Administration 
Monday 12/06/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, Room D  Impact of Patent Law on Access to Medications in Resource Poor Counries   John Barton, LLD, Stanford University and Center for Clinical Bioethics, CC, NIH 
Monday 12/05/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Role of Medical Personnel in Handling Prisoners   M. Gregg Bloche,MD, JD, 
Monday 12/05/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Role of Medical Personnel in Handling Prisoners   M. Gregg Bloche,MD,JD,Georgetown Law & JHU, Sch. Pulbic Health and Jonathan H. Marks, MA,BCL Georgetown Law and JHU Sch. Public Health 
Monday 12/05/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Role of Medical Personnel in Handling Prisoners   M. Gregg Bloche,MD,JD,Georgetown Law & JHU, Sch. Pulbic Health and Jonathan H. Marks, MA,BCL Georgetown Law and JHU Sch. Public Health 
Monday 12/05/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Role of Medical Personnel in Handling Prisoners   M. Gregg Bloche,MD,JD,Georgetown Law & JHU, Sch. Pulbic Health and Jonathan H. Marks, MA,BCL Georgetown Law and JHU Sch. Public Health 
Monday 12/05/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Role of Medical Personnel in Handling Prisoners   M. Gregg Bloche,MD,JD,Georgetown Law & JHU, Sch. Pulbic Health and Jonathan H. Marks, MA,BCL Georgetown Law and JHU Sch. Public Health 
Monday 11/07/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  TBD   TBD 
Monday 11/07/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  TBD   TBD 
Monday 11/07/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  TBD   TBD 
Monday 11/01/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, Rm D  Ethnicity & Ethics: Afarican American Perspectives in Bioethics   Lawrence Prograis, MD, NIAID,NIH & Sagon Gbadesesin, PhD, Howard University, DC 
Monday 10/04/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, Room D  Disclosing Individual Results to Participants in Genetics Research  Vardit Ravitsky, PhD, NHGRI & Dept Clinical Bioethics, NIH 
Monday 10/03/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  No meeting in October   N/A 
Monday 10/03/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  No meeting in October   N/A 
Monday 10/03/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  No meeting in October   N/A 
Monday 09/13/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, Rm F1/F2  Human Subject Protection Issues: OHRP Perspective  Bernard Schwetz, DVM, Ph.D. Director, OHRP, DHHS 
Monday 09/12/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Operation White Coat:Bioware to Biodefense   Arthur Anderson, MD, COL MC, Director, Lab Med. & Office of Human Use and Ethics, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, MD 
Monday 09/12/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Operation White Coat:Bioware to Biodefense   Arthur Anderson, MD, COL MC, Director, Lab Med. & Office of Human Use and Ethics, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, MD 
Monday 09/12/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Operation White Coat:Bioware to Biodefense   Arthur Anderson, MD, COL MC, Director, Lab Med. & Office of Human Use and Ethics, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, MD 
Monday 09/12/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Operation White Coat:Bioware to Biodefense   Arthur Anderson, MD, COL MC, Director, Lab Med. & Office of Human Use and Ethics, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, MD 
Monday 09/12/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Operation White Coat:Bioware to Biodefense   Arthur Anderson, MD, COL MC, Director, Lab Med. & Office of Human Use and Ethics, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, MD 
Monday 06/07/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Research Ethics: The Unfinished Agenda   Charles Mackay, PhD, Office of Extramural Research, NIH 
Monday 05/03/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Involving Adolescents in Gene Transfer Research for Cystic Fibrosis: The Role of the Data Monitor in the Informed Consent Process   Benjamin Wilfond, MD, NHGRI 
Monday 04/05/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  No meeting in April    
Monday 03/01/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building 45, Room D  Bioethics and Armed Conflict   Michael Gross. Graduate Program in Applied and Professional Ethics, Israel 
Monday 02/06/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Politics and Reproductive Health   Naomi Seiler 
Monday 02/06/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Politics and Reproductive Health   Naomi Seiler 
Monday 02/06/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Politics and Reproductive Health   Naomi Seiler 
Monday 02/06/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Politics and Reproductive Health   Naomi Seiler 
Monday 02/02/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, Rm D  Enhancements of Human Function: Some Ethical Issues   Dan W. Brock, Ph.D., Senior Scientists, Dept of Clinical Bioethics, NIH 
Monday 01/09/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  TBD   TBD 
Monday 01/09/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  TBD   TBD 
Monday 01/05/04 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, LL, Room D  Community Outreach   Vence Bonham, NHGRI, NIH 
Monday 12/01/03 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, LLl, Room D  IOM Report on the Uninsured   Wilhemine Miller, PhD, Senior Program Directior, NAS 
Monday 11/03/03 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Complex Clinical Trial Design: Lesson from the ARDSNetwork Controversy and Implications for Clinical Trials in Critically Ill Patients   Alan Schechter, MD, NIDDK, NIH, Charles Natanson, MD., Critical Care, CC, NIH Susan Ellenberg, FDA; Frank Miller, Clinical Bioethics, CC, NIH 
Monday 10/06/03 3:00 p.m.   No meeting in Oct. 2003. Oct. 6 is Jewish holy day and Oct. 11 is Federal holiday    
Monday 09/08/03 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, LLl, Room D  Putting Human Subject Protection into Practice: An Information Technology Approach   Penny Manasco, MD, Exec VP, Chief Medical Officer, First Genetic Trust 
Monday 06/02/03 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building LL, Room D  Update from the Office of Human Resarch Protection, DHHS   Julie Kaneshiro and Elyse Summers 
Monday 05/05/03 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building. Room D.  Issues in Human Researc Protection in the Behavioral/Social Sciences   Felice Levine, Ph.D. 
Monday 04/07/03 3:00 p.m. Building 31,, 6C, Room 10  Teaching Biomedical and Research Ethics   Richard Cash, MD, MPH, Harvard; Ann Hamric, PhD, UVA, Jonathan Moreno, PHD, U. VA 
Monday 03/03/03 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  ORI:Fostering Integrity Through Research   Mary D. Scheetz, Ph.D. ORI 
Monday 02/03/03 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  The Social Responsibility of Public Health Researchers   Doug Weed, Ph.D., NCI 
Monday 01/06/03 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Ethical Issues in Direct to Consumer Advertising for Genetic Testing   Sarah Gollust, Clinical Bioethics, CC 
Monday 12/02/02 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D  Ethical Issues in Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research   Stephen Straus, MD, NCCAM 
Monday 11/04/02 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D  Central IRB: the NCI Experience   Jacqueline Goldberg, Ph.D. 
Monday 10/07/02 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D  Human Subject Protection in Military Research   Edmund Howe, MD, JD, USUHS 
Monday 09/09/02 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D  Use of Stored Biological Specimens: Attitudes and Ethical Issues   David Wendler, Ph.D, CC; Marilyn Miller, Ph.D, NIA; David Shore, MD, NIMHCreighton Phelps, Ph.D., NIA 
Monday 08/05/02 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D    n/a 
Monday 07/01/02 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D    n/a 
Monday 06/03/02 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D    n/a 
Monday 06/03/02 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Applying Case Studies to an Ethical Framework for International Clinical Studies: How Good it the Fit?   Jack Killen, MD, NIAID; Christine Grady, PhD., CC 
Monday 06/01/02 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, LL, Room D  tba  tba 
Monday 05/06/02 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Bioethical Issues of Children as Research Participants: Case Studies and New Developments   Ben Wilfond, MD, NGHRI; Chris Bachrach, Ph.D., NICHD; Evan Derenzo, Ph.D., Childrens Hospital; Sarah Friedman, NICHD. Ellen Werner, PhD., NHLBI 
Monday 05/06/02 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D    n/a 
Monday 04/01/02   This meeting is cancelled   
Monday 03/04/02 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D  assessing the Ethics of Multi-National Clinical Research   Jack Killen 
Monday 02/04/02 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D  Independent IRBs   Felix Gui, Chesapeake IRB 
Monday 01/07/02 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D  : Guidance for IRB Review of Research Using Human Biological Materials: Assessing the Potential Risks to Individuals in a Consistent and Objective Way.   Sheila Taube 
Monday 12/03/01 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room C1/C2  Therapeutic Misunderstand Misestimation among Research Participants   Sam Horng 
Monday 11/05/01 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D  Certificates of Confidentiality: What's New?   Heather Miller, NIH 
Monday 10/01/01 3:00 p.m. Building 31 - Room 6C10  African Perspectives on the Principles of Bioethics   Sagon Gbagdegesin, Ph.D. Chair Dept. Philosophy, Howard University and Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Clinical Bioethics, CC, NIH 
Monday 09/10/01 3:00 p.m. Building 1 - Wilson Hall  Ethical Issues in Workplace Research   Susan L. Rose, Ph.D.,Human Subjects Protection, Life Sciences, DOE ;Kathy Hudson, Ph.D., Office of Policy & Public Affairs, NHGRI, NIH 
Monday 08/06/01 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room C1/C2    n/a 
Monday 06/04/01 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building 45, Rm C1/2  Stem Cells   Nancy Cummings,David Bird, Carol Taylor 
Monday 06/03/01 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D    n/a 
Monday 05/07/01 3:00 p.m. Building 31,Conf Rm 6C10  A History of Bioethics: Bioethics at Century's Turn   Edmond Pelligrino 
Monday 05/06/01 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D    n/a 
Monday 04/02/01 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building, Room D  Pain & Pain Managment: Palliative Care for Research Participants   Anne Berger & Marion Danis 
Monday 03/05/01 3:00 p.m. Natcher Buildingm Room C1/2  xenotransplantation   Mary Groesch, Amy Patterson 
Monday 02/05/01 3:00 p.m. Building 31, Conf Rm 6C6  Approaches to Community Consultation for Genetics Research   Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. 
Monday 01/08/01 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Rm C1/C2  Date Safety and Monitoring: Clinical Studies   Dennis Dixon & Panel 
Monday 01/07/01 3:00 p.m. Building 45 - Room D    n/a 
Monday 12/04/00 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room D  Justice, Health and Healt Care   Norman Daniels 
Monday 11/06/00 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room D      n/a 
Monday 10/01/00 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room D      n/a 
Monday 09/11/00 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room D  Note the change in date from the 4th to the 11th.   n/a 
Monday 08/07/00 3:00 p.m. Building 31 Room 6C6  cancelled   n/a 
Monday 07/03/00 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room D  cancelled   n/a 
Monday 06/05/00 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room D      n/a 
Monday 05/01/00 3:00 p.m. Building 31 Room 6C6      n/a 
Monday 04/03/00 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room D      n/a 
Monday 03/06/00 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room D      n/a 
Monday 02/07/00 3:00 p.m. Building 31 Room 6C6  Paid Volunteers   n/a 
Monday 01/10/00 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room D  Payment: Conflict of Interest  Ruth Fishbach 
Monday 12/13/99 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room A  Models of Payment CC Experience   Chris Grady 
Monday 11/01/99 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room D  Clinical Ethics Consultation   Gordon Duval 
Monday 10/04/99 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room D  Privacy and Confidentiality of Health and Research Information   Lana Skirboll 
Monday 09/13/99 3:00 p.m. Building 31 Conf 7  Fetal Testing   David Robinson 
Monday 08/01/99 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Room D  CANCELLED   n/a 
Monday 07/19/99 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building Conf Rm F  "Making Human Specimens Available for Research: Field Test of a Consent Form for Use in the Routine Care Setting"   Dr. Sheila Taube, Associate Director, Cancer Diagnosis Program, NCI 
Monday 06/22/99 11:00 a.m. Bldg. 31, Conf. Rm. 10  Update from NBAC - 1) final report on the use of human biological materials in research 2) Status of the report on Federal human subject protections 3) Status of the international research project.   Kathi Hanna, NBAC 
Monday 06/07/99 3:00 p.m. Bldg. 31, Conf. Rm. 7  Involving Minors in Research: Implications for Informed Consent. Dr. Geller will focus on the aspects of disclosure, understanding, and voluntariness of informed consent while Dr. Wissow will focus on competency issues in children.   Gail Geller, Sc. D. (Johns Hopkins University) and Larry Wissow M.D., M.P.H. (Johns Hopkins University) 
Monday 05/03/99 3:00 p.m. Bldg. 31, Conf. Rm.  Update on Research with Human Pluripotent Stem Cells.   Pearl O’Rourke, MD, Deputy Director, Office of Science Policy, NIH 
Monday 04/05/99 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Ethical Issues Across ICs: Hot Topics   Wendy Baldwin 
Monday 03/17/99 12:00 p.m. Building 31, Room 2C215  Vulnerability and Informed Consent in Clinical Research. They are assessing whether an education intervention for clinical researchers enhances patients' awareness of the consent process.   Dr. Laura Roberts and Dr. Janet Brody, Department of Psychiatry, Universty of New Mexico 
Monday 03/01/99 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Recent Trends in Bioethics. 1) Renewed interest in the historical roots of bioethics, 2) internationalization within the field, amd 3)renewed interest in research involving human subjects.   LeRoy Walters, Ph.D., Director, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University 
Monday 02/01/99 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Ethics of placebo controlled trials and the problems of active control equivalence trials.   Robert J. Temple, MD, Associate Director for Medical Policy, Center for Drug Evaluation and Director, Office of Drug Evaluation I, FDA 
Monday 12/07/98 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  “Ethical Issues in HIV/AIDS Research in Developing Countries – A Programmatic Perspective.” Matters to be discussed among others: Choosing appropriate interventions, ambiguities in international ethical codes, and obtaining adequate informed consent.   Dr. Jack Killen, Director, Division of AIDS, NIAID 
Monday 11/01/98 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  "Ethics and International Research: Issues and Experiences." His presentation will address Council of Europe activities related to the Convention on Bioethics, embryo research, fetal research, and organ transplantation.   Duane Alexander, MD, Director, NICHD 
Monday 10/05/98 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  "Ethical Issues in International Research: An Overview and Discussion." He will address: NIH investment in international research, prime international instruments for ethical guidance, and new developments.   Robert Eiss, Assistant Director for International Science Policy and Analysis, Fogarty International Center 
Monday 09/11/98 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Update on the NBAC: Discussion of Reports in Progress.  Eric Meslin, Ph. D. Executive Director, NBAC 
Monday 06/01/98 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  "Protecting the Privacy of Health and Research Records" - Topics will include legislative activity on health privacy and challenges to defining “individually identifiable” health information.  : l. Julie Kaneshiro, Program Analyst, Office of Science Policy, OD 
Monday 05/04/98 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  "Septupplet Births: Faith or Folly?" Presentation will include an overview of assisted reproduction, and the discussion of the fact that septuplets are not a "natural" occurence.   Gladys White, Ph. D., Visiting Professor, Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania 
Monday 04/06/98 3:00 p.m. Bldg. 31, Conf. Rm. 8  "How Best to Inform When Seeking Informed Consent"   Rosemary Padberg, RN, MA (NCI), Jennifer Flach, BA, (NCI), Mary McCabe, RN, (Office of Clinical Research Promotion) 
Monday 03/16/98 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  "Ethics and Fetal Interventions"   David M. Robinson, Ph. D. (NHBLI), Gail Pearson, M.D., D. Sc. (NHLBI), Pearl O'Rourke (OD) 
Monday 02/01/98 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  "ICDs and Ethical Issues: Responses and Resolutions"   Nancy Cummings, MD, NIDDK and Karen Rothenberg, JD, University of Maryland Scool of Law 
Monday 01/30/98 1:00 p.m. Bldg. 31, Conf. Rm. 7  1)Report on ICD Directors Meeting on Bioethics and the Secretary's Retreat on Bioethics Challenges 2) Report on Vice President's Speech on Genetics Research 3) Informed Consent RFA, 4) NCI Activites, 5) T-NBC  Lana Skirboll, Kathy Hudson, Peggy Tucker, Cheryl Cosaro, Pearl O'Rourke 
Monday 01/05/98 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Ethical Issues Surrounding Research with Persons Toward End of Life   Ezekiel Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D. 
Monday 12/01/97 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  "Ethical Issues in Research with Cognitively Impaired Patients"   Dr. Alison Wichman, NIH Office of Human Subjects Research 
Monday 11/03/97 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  "Ethical Issues in Research with Cognitively Impaired Individuals"   Dr. Rex W. Cowdry, Acting Deputy Director, NIMH 
Monday 09/15/97 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Agenda: 1) Formation of a program planning committee. 2) Case presentation on Human Cloning.  Michael McClure, NICHD 
Monday 06/10/97 3:00 p.m. Natcher Building  Organizational Meeting - 1) Set Agenda 2) Presentation - Ethics and Variation in the Human Genome   David M. Robinson, Ph.D., Director, Vascular Research Program 

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