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Student Participation in Research

Scholars debate the ethics of conducting medical research in schools and including student data in health research and product design projects–even those in which they are involved as investigators.

Medical Device Design Projects: When Do Students Become Human Subjects?

On April 27, 2017, Andrew Brightman, PhD gave a presentation on whether students designing medical devices and performing research on themselves should be treated as human subjects and follow the same ethical regulations as other studies involving human subjects.

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Research in Schools

On March 1, 2017, Mary Ott, MD, MA gave a presentation on the ethics surrounding doing research in schools.

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Translational Research Ethics Consult

The Bioethics and Subject Advocacy Program of the Indiana CTSI provides consultations to help clarify and address ethical issues that arise when conducting translational research.

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