Research that includes human subjects must be reviewed and approved by an Institutional Review Board (IRB) prior to enrolling subjects. Why is this both a Federal regulatory and ethical requirement? What prompted this legislation and process?
Join Charlotte Coley from the UNC Office of Human Research Ethics to find out.
Historic background that prompted the need for these national and international statements/declarations about research involving human subjects.
What more recent events have prompted re-examination and interpretation of these regulations and guidelines.
How these events have shaped the purpose and function of the IRB.