The BI at PRIM&R’s #AER17

November 1, 2017

In addition to many of our alums, faculty members from the Berman Institute will be participating in this year’s PRIM&R Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference.


Look for our Jeremy Sugarman, MD, MPH, MA, and Holly Taylor, PhD, MPH to give several presentations over the course of PRIM&R’s annual #AER17 Conference, held from November 5 – 8, in San Antonio, TX (see below for topics, times, and locations).


Also, watch for us (@bermaninstitute) on Twitter – #AER17


For more information and the full conference schedules, visit the Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R) Advancing Ethical Research Conference website.





Monday November 6



10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Hemisfair Ballroom 1

The Role of Research Ethics Consultation in IRB-Reviewed Research: Opportunities and Challenges

Steven Joffe (moderator), Susan Z. Kornetsky, Holly A. Taylor, Benjamin Wilfond


1:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Room 218

Using Empirical Data to Inform Ethical Analyses of Novel HIV+ Organ Transplants

Macey L. Henderson, Sarah van Pilsum Rasmussen, Jeremy Sugarman


3:30 – 4:45 PM

Room 006CD

Defining and Measuring IRB Quality

Holly Fernandez Lynch, Holly A. Taylor



Tuesday November 7



11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Room 211

Disasters, Deception, and Decision-Making Capacity: Empirical Research to Guide SBER IRBs

Emily E. Anderson, Holly A. Taylor


11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Room 216B

Cutting-Edge Challenges in HIV Research Ethics in Resource Limited Settings: Lessons from the Ethics Working Group (EWG) of the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN)

Robert Klitzman, Jeremy Sugarman


1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Henisfair Ballroom 1

Social, Behavioral, and Biomedical Transgender Research: Needs and Challenges

Jeremy Sugarman (moderator), Sean Cahill, Rimah Jaber


3:15 – 4:30 PM

Room 214D

Testing Methods to Modify the Consent Process

Christine Grady, Stephanie Morain, Holly A. Taylor



Images via PRIM&R

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