Ethics. Research. Community.

TaSkR VII: Epidemic Ethics April 15 – 17, 2015

Type of Event


Event Starts

Wed, 04/15/2015 (All day)

Event Ends

Fri, 04/17/2015 (All day)

Registration Deadline

Tue, 04/07/2015 (All day)

Event Location

Indianapolis, IN

Register Now for TaSkR VII: Epidemic Ethics April 15 – 17, 2015

Plan to attend the 7th Annual Teaching Skills in International Research
Ethics (TaSkR VII) workshop -- a 3-day training opportunity offered by the
Indiana University-Moi University Academic Research Ethics Partnership
(IU-Moi AREP) which is supported by a grant from the Fogarty International
Center/NIH to the IU Center for Bioethics. The workshop will be held at the
Health Information and Translational Sciences (HITS) Building, Rm 1110, 410
West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46220.

This year’s theme is "Epidemic Ethics” and will focus on the ethical,
legal, and social issues that arise for researchers, practitioners, ethics
review committees and policy makers during outbreaks and epidemics. It
features distinguished international and local experts including:

Clement Adebamowo, BM, ChB, FWACS, FACS, Sc.D.
Chair of the Nigerian National Health Research Ethics Committee
Elizabeth Bukusi, MBChB, MMed, MPH, PhD, PGD (Research Ethics)
Chief Research Officer and Deputy Director Research and Training, Kenyan
Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Nairobi, Kenya
Robert Einterz, MD
Donald E. Brown Professor of Global Health, Associate Dean, Clinical
Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
Shaun Grannis, MD, MS, FAAFP
Biomedical Information Research Scientist, The Regenstrief Institute
Simon Langat, MSc, PGD (Research Ethics)
Chief Science Secretary, Kenya National Commission for Science, Technology
and Innovation (NACOSTI)
Chad Priest, JD, MSN, RN
Assistant Dean, Operations and Community Partnership, IU School of Nursing
Co-Director, Disaster Medicine Fellowship, IU School of Medicine
Scott Saxman, MD
Senior Medical Director, Oncology, Global Medical Affairs, Eli Lilly and
Ross Silverman, JD, MPH
Professor, Health Policy and Management, IU Fairbanks School of Public
Rachel Vreeman, MD, MS
Director of Research, Indiana University Center for Global Health

This multi-disciplinary workshop will includes lectures, interactive
presentations, panels, Mock IRB Review, problem based learning, and an
engaging House of Commons Debate featuring a local and regional expert, with
participation from the audience.

This workshop is free to attend but registration is required. Please
register by April 7 at

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