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The Bioethics Interest Group meetings are held on the first Monday of each Month, unless noted otherwise.

 

 

Date:

2011–2012 series

Time

Location

Topic

Speaker

June 4, 2012

3:00–5:00 p.m.

TBA

TBA

TBA

 

May 7, 2012

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH, Building 45, Lower Lobby, Room D

Forgoing debriefing in deceptive research: Is it ever ethical?

Roseanna Sommers, Fellow, Dept. of Bioethics, NIH

 

April 2, 2012 

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Bringing Bioethical Issues to Life with Theatre

Karen Rothenberg, JD, MPA, Marjory Cook Professor of Law, Univ. of MD Carey School of Law and Special Advisor to Director, NHGRI &Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Bioethics, NIH

March 5, 2012 

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Blunder at Belmont: The 1970s Origins of IRB Mission Creep

Zachary M. Schrag, Associate Professor, Dept. of History & Art History, George Mason U

February 6, 2012 

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Should "Responsiveness to Host Country's Priorities" Be Mandatory in International Research

Yvonne Lau, MD, Human Subjects Specialist, Office of Extramural Programs, NIH and Liza Dawson, PhD, Ethics Team Leader, Div of AIDS, NIAID, NIH

January 9, 2012

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Justifying Community Benefit Requirements in International Research

Robert Hughes, Ph.D., Fellow, Dept of Bioethics, NIH

December 5, 2011 

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Open Wound: the Tragic Obsession of Dr. William Beaumont

Jason Karlawish,MD, JD.  Professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.

November 7, 2011 

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

The Neurobiology of Psychopathy: Should Our Legal System Use Psychopathy Diagnoses to Predict Violent Crime

Robert James Blair, PhD, Affective Cognitive Neuroscience, NIMH, NIH and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Dept of Bioethics, NIH and Dept of Philosophy, Duke Univ

October 3, 2011 

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Building 31, C Wing, Room 6, NIH

ANPRM: Enhancing Protections for Research Subjects and Reducing Burden, Delay and Ambiguity for Investigators

Michelle Feige, MSW, Public Health Analyst, Division of Education and Development, OHRP

September 12, 2011

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Practical Wisdom: the Right Way to do the Right Thing

Barry Schwartz, Ph.D., Dorwin Cartright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action, Swarthmore College, Pa.

 

 

Date:

2010–2011 series

Time

Location

Topic

Speaker

June 6, 2010

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Rationing and the Disabled:  Several Proposals

Frances Kamm, Ph.D;  Depts. of Philosophy and Public Policy, Harvard University 

May 2, 2011

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Elizabeth Pike, J.D., Dept of Bioethics, NIHT

The Legal Landscape for Injured Research Participants

April 4, 2011

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Eggsploitation: What is informed participation and sufficient oversight for donating eggs for IVF?

Nancy Jones, Ph.D., NIAID and Elaine Petty, MS; Endowment for Community Leadership

March 7, 2011

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Clinical Center Bldg 10, Rm 2-C116

Note Location

Should We Prioritize Research Into the Neglected Tropical Diseases?

 

Joseph Millum, PhD, Clinical Ctr Dept of Bioethics/Fogarty International Ctr, NIH

 

 

February 7, 2011

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Clinical Center Bldg 10, Rm 2-C116

Note  Location

Do the Federal Regulations Governing Research with Children Violate the Best Interest Standard?

Seema Shah, JD, Department of Bioethics, Clinical Center,& Div. of AIDS, NIAID, NIH

January 10 2011

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

The Politics of the Life Sciences

Jonathan Moreno, PhD., Dept of History & Sociology of Science, U. Penn and Sr. Fellow, Center for American Progress, Washington, DC

December 6, 2010

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Assessing Capacity to Give Informed Consent to Research

David Wendler, PhD, Head, Section on Vulnerable Populations, Dept of Bioethics, Clinical Center, NIH; Julie Brintall-Karabelas, MSW;Carol Squires, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Research Advocate, Human Protections Unit, NIMH, NIH; and Katherine Whorton, MSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Research Advocate, Human Protections Unit, NIMH, NIH

November 8, 2010

Note: This is the 2nd Monday

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Reminders from and Implicatons of the Havasupi Tribe Case and Settlement

William Freeman, MD. MPH, CiP, Director, Tribal Community Health Program, Northwest Indian College, Bellingham, WA. 

October 4, 2010

3:00–5:00 p.m. 

Bldg 31, C Wing, 6th floor, Rm 7

Note: Room location  

The Changing Roles of the IRB: Are We Evolving in the Right Direction?

Felix K-M Gyi, Pharm.D., CEO. Chesapeake IRB

September 13, 2010

Note: This is the 2nd Monday

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Infusing Quality into Human Research Protection Programs 

Marjorie A. Speers, Ph.D.

President & CEO, AAHRPP

 

 

Date:

2009–2010 series

Time

Location

Topic

Speaker

June 7, 2010

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Next Generation Sequencing Technology:  Do We Need a New Framework for Genomic Research Ethics

Ben Berkman, J.D., M.P.H., Department of Bioethics and Clinical Center Deputy Director, Bioethics Core NHGRI, NIH

May 3, 2010

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

 Risk-Benefit Assessment in Medical Research

Annette Rid, née Schulz-Baldes, M.D., Department of Bioethics, Clinical Center, NIH

April 5, 2010

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Science and the Media: Delgado’s Brave Bulls and the Ethics of Scientific Disclosure

Peter Snyder, Ph.D., VP for Research, Lifespan Affiliated Hospitals; Professor of Neurology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown Univ.,

March 1, 2010

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Bldg. 31, C wing, 6th floor, room 7

Access to Experimental Therapy

Seema Shah, J.D., Department of Bioethics, Clinical Center and Division of AIDS, NIAID, NIH

February 1, 2010

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room C1/C2

Sharing of Tissue Samples:  the Ethics and Politics of Mutual Benefit

Reidar Lie, M.D., Ph.D,., Joseph Millum, P.D., Jesse Chao, Fellow, Department of Bioethics, Clinical Center, NIH

January 4, 2010

3:00–5:00 p.m.

TBA

TBA

Jerry Menikoff, M.D., J.D., Director, Office of Human Subjects Protections, OS, HHS

December 7, 2009

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Live Broadcasts: Ethical Issues

Charles MacKay, Ph.D., Consultant in Research and Clinical Bioethics, Bethesda

November 2, 2009

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, NIH Building 45, Lower Lobby Room D

Ethics of Human Environmental Exposures

 Warren Lux, M.D., Human Subjects Review Office and Director, Program in Human Research Ethics, EPA

October 5, 2009

3:00–5:00 p.m. 

Bldg. 31, C wing, 6th floor, room 7

Bioethics and Harmonization

Sam Garner, M. Bioethics, Health Science Policy Analyst, Clinical Research Policy Analysis & Coordination (CRpac), Office of Biotechnology Activities, NIH

September 14, 2009 

 3:00–5:00 p.m.

Bldg. 31, C wing, 6th floor, room 7

Challenges for a South African IRB

Peter Cleaton-Jones, DDS, MD, PhD, DSc., Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

 

 

 

Date:

2008–2009 series

Time

Location

Topic

Speaker

June 1, 2009

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, Bldg.45, Rm. D

Research on Research Integrity [download Nature commentary, 2005] [download Sci Eng Ethics paper, 2007]

Melissa Anderson, Ph.D., Professor, University of Minnesota 

May 4, 2009

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, Bldg.45, Rm. D

A New Paradigm for Informed Consent and Medical Error?

Sharon Brownlee, Schwartz Senior Fellow, New America Foundation; and Visiting Scholar, NIH Department of Bioethics

March 1, 2009

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, Bldg.45, Rm. D

Ethics of Human Environmental Exposure

Warren Lux, MD, EPA Human Protections Program

February 2, 2009

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher, Bldg.45, Rm. D

Between Obligations and Ideals

Maggie Little, PhD,, Georgetown University

 

January 5, 2009

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher Bldg.45

Uncertainty and Public Health

David Michaels, PhD, MPH, Professor & Interim Chair, Dept of Environmental Health, GWU School of Public Health & Health Sciences

December 1, 2008

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher Bldg.45

The Paradox of Personalized Medicine

Greg Feero, MD-Ph.D.,, Genome Healtlh, NHGRI, NIH

November 3, 2008

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher Bldg.45

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

October 6, 2008

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher Bldg.45

Vaccines for Healthy Behavior

Sarah Lieber, Fellow, Department of Bioethics, NIH 

September 15, 2008

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Natcher Bldg.45

A Code of Ethics for the Life Sciences

Nancy Jones, Ph.D., Policy Analyst, NIAID, NIH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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