NIH GUIDE, Volume 21, Number 9, March 6, 1992

P.T. 42


  Human Subjects Policy 

National Institutes of Health

Food and Drug Administration

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug

Administration (FDA) are sponsoring a series of workshops on the

responsibilities of researchers, Institutional Review Boards (IRBs),

and institutional officials for the protection of human subjects in

research.  The workshops are open to everyone with an interest in

research involving human subjects.  The meetings should be of special

interest to those persons currently serving or about to begin serving

as a member of an IRB.  Issues discussed at these workshops are

relevant to all other Public Health Service agencies.  The current

schedule includes the following:


DATES:  March 24, 25, and 26, 1992

WORKSHOP SITE:  Sheraton Old Town Hotel

                800 Rio Grande Blvd., N.W.

                Albuquerque, NM  87104


University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM  87131-5126

Navajo Community College

Shiprock, NM  87420


University of New Mexico

Office of Continuing Medical Education

Health Sciences and Services Building (Room 140)

Box 713

Albuquerque, NM  87131-5126

Telephone:  (505) 277-3942

TOPIC:  Ethics, Justice, and Tribal Participation in Research with

American Indians

NOTE:  In conjunction with this Workshop, a session entitled, "Basic

Training for IRB Members," will be held from 1:00 p.m. on March 24

until noon on March 25.  During this session the Workshop participants

will be divided into four IRBs that will review four different research

protocols involving American Indians.  The full conference will convene

at 1:00 p.m. on March 25 and continue until 6:00 p.m. on March 26.


DATES:  April 27 and 28, 1992

WORKSHOP SITE:  Philadelphia, PA


University of Pennsylvania

133 South 36th Street, Suite 300

Philadelphia, PA  19104-3246

Lincoln University

Lincoln University, PA  19352


Ms. Lynn Bevan

Assistant Director

Office of Research Administration

University of Pennsylvania

133 South 36th Street, Suite 300

Philadelphia, PA  19104-3246

Telephone:  (215) 898-2614

TOPIC:  The Shifting Ground:  Current Issues for the Protection of

Human Subjects on Biomedical and Behavioral Research

For further information regarding these workshops and future NIH/FDA

National Protection of Human Subjects Workshops, please contact:

Ms. Darlene Marie Ross

Executive Assistant for Education

Division of Human Subject Protections

Office for Protection from Research Risks

9000 Rockville Pike

Building 31, Room 5B59

Bethesda, MD  20892

Telephone:  (301) 496-8101


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