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Ethical Challenges

11. Resources

Further Reading

Grady, C. (2002). Ethical principals of research.  In J. I. Gallin & F. P. Ognibene (Eds.), Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (pp. 15-27). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Emanuel, E., Wendler, D., & Grady, C. (2000). What makes clinical research ethical? Journal of the American Medical Association, 283(20), 2701-11.
This article establishes a framework for assessing whether clinical research is ethical.

Amdur. R. & Bankert, E. A. (2011). Institutional Review Board member handbook. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.
This print edition is available from the publisher jbpub.com or from Amazon.com

Levine, C. (2009). Taking sides: Clashing views on controversial bioethical issues. Guilford, CT: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin.

Fanelli, D. (2009). How many scientists fabricate and falsify research? A systematic review and meta-analysis of survey data. PLoS ONE 4(5), e5738.

Steneck, N. H. (2006). Fostering integrity in research: Definitions, current knowledge, and future directions. Science and Engineering Ethics, 12, 53-74.

Titus, S. L., Wells, J. A., & Rhoades, L. J. (2008). Repairing research integrity. Nature, 453, 980-982.

Selected Web Resources

Resnick, D. B. What is Ethics in Research and Why is it Important?
This article is an easy introduction to research ethics.
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/resources/bioethics/whatis.

The Office for Human Research Protections site includes national and international guidelines and regulations, educational written materials and videos, archived resources, and notices of educational programs.
http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/index.html

The National Institutes of Health site Bioethics Resources on the Web includes links to federal and non-federal resources and links to selected topics. The site also includes links to ethics tutorials, case studies and ethics-related organizations.
http://bioethics.od.nih.gov/index.html

The Office of Research Integrity site includes federal policies and regulagtions, publications, educational material including a video on avoiding misconduct. It also includes information on handling suspected misconduct.
http://ori.hhs.gov/

IRB handbooks and guidelines: Google IRB Handbook or IRB Guidelines or go to an institution’s home page and search within it for Protection of Human Subjects or IRB.

Federal Regulations
http://www.regulations.gov/