Research Ethics Grand Rounds

Stuart Rennie, PhD, research assistant professor in the department of social medicine will present, "Ancillary care needs of research participants in low-resource settings: why, when and how should we respond?"

When Nov 15, 2012
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where 219 Brinkhous Bullitt Bldg., School of Medicine
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Contact Phone (919) 962-4340
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Health researchers, particularly in low-resource settings, may discover that their study participants have significant health needs unrelated to the question being studied. HIV researchers in central Africa, for instance, may find out a participant has advanced cervical cancer. Do researchers have moral obligations in regard to these needs, and if so, when and why?  

This presentation will explore the ethical basis of ancillary care obligations, conceptual models trying to offer practical guidance, and the potential role for IRBs.