Tending the Ground of Our Being: The IRB and IRB Administration in the Biomedical Research Culture
Gabriele, Edward F., Journal of Research Administration
In biomedical research institutions, the protection of human subjects from research risks is the highest of all ethical mandates. The responsibility for the protection of human subjects from research risks is given to Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) or other analogously named committees. IRB's perform stringent ethical reviews of research protocols to insure that the rights, dignity, and freedom of volunteers are protected at all times. Research administrators in biomedical institutions are often assigned to serve as IRB executive administrators and executive managers of IRB programs.
As in other aspects of research administration, there is the temptation to …
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Publication information: Article title: Tending the Ground of Our Being: The IRB and IRB Administration in the Biomedical Research Culture. Contributors: Gabriele, Edward F. - Author. Journal title: Journal of Research Administration. Volume: 1. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1, 2000. Page number: 17+. © 2008 Society of Research Administrators, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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