“We have created a place to come talk about research ethics that’s different from the IRB. It is an educational opportunity,” says Holly Taylor, PhD, MPH, PhD, core faculty at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. Taylor is lead author of a recent paper on a national research ethics consultation (REC) collaborative

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The rise of spit kits is leaving consumers with lots of data and few answers. Genetic counselors could help people understand these results, but there aren’t enough of them to go around

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Third Thursday with the ICTR

September 15, 2017

This month’s speaker is Holly Taylor, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Policy & Management with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health – September 21, 1 – 2 pm. Her presentation, “ICTR Research Ethics Consultation Service” will elaborate on the goals of the Research Ethics Consultation Service, to help raise awareness of, and to assist investigators in resolving ethical issues throughout the entire research process

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A team of bioethicists from across the nation, including our Holly Taylor, has developed a standardized approach to collecting and sharing advice on conducting ethical human-subject research. Standardized ethics consultation templates will enable bioethicists to share best practices in a centralized, privacy-protected repository

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The new rule did not ignite the fierce fight that a similar measure did during the health law debate. Medicare officials also turned down requests from hospitals to change their plans for a controversial rule to determine which patients are considered out-patient status, and the Wall Street Journal examines how the federal government is curbing the auditors who check those hospital decisions

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