3025.1 The Ethics of Research in Public Health

Monday, November 8, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session examines the appropriate practice and regulation of research protocols and related activities in public health. It explores the question of whether social justice as well as other ethical objectives can be served by existing research regulations, including the requirement of informed consent and the oversight of IRBs.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify the boundaries of research in public health; identify the human subject ethical protections necessary in public health research; 2. Define the role of IRBs and informed consent in public health research; 3. Compare cultural attitudes that affect public health research design and implementation.


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Organized by: Ethics SPIG

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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