IRB 101, Essentials of IACUC Administration, and IRB Administrator 101

Register now for one or two of three programs at the 2015 Winter Regional Meeting!

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PRIM&R's Response to NIH's Draft Policy on the Use of a Single IRB for Multi-Site Research

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2015 AER and 2015 SBER Conferences

Share your ideas for a session or speaker!

Contribute to our Call for Session Proposals and Speaker Suggestions.

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Wildlife Research Webinar

February Webinar

During this webinar, presenters will provide strategies for those tasked with proposing and reviewing wildlife research.

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New Member Benefit

Scholarly Journal Discount

PRIM&R members can now receive a 20% discount on annual individual subscriptions to the Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics journal.

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Our Mission

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) advances the highest ethical standards in the conduct of biomedical, behavioral, and social science research. We accomplish this mission through education, membership services, professional certification, public policy initiatives, and community building.

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Three I's & Biosecurity Conference


PRIM&R is proud to co-sponsor the Three I's & Biosecurity Conference, March 4-6, in Chapel Hill, NC. PRIM&R members receive a discount on registration.

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Webinar: Data Security Incidents


In this webinar, experts in information security and research ethics discuss the role of IRBs and information security.

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News & Announcements

Educational Programs

2015 IACUC Conference
Plenary topics planned for the 2015 IACUC Conference, include structuring your IACUC for efficiency; managing the fallout from FOIA; and the complex relationships among research on animal populations, the protection of human health, and the global environment. More

Educational Programs

2015 AER Conference
Share an innovative program from your institution or conceptual analysis you are conducting relevant to research involving human subjects through the Conference Poster Presentation Program. More

Educational Programs

March Webinar
This webinar addresses three “hot topics” in online survey research: subject identification, models of consent, and risk/benefit analyses. More

Professional Development

PRIM&R Career Center
Some of the current openings on the PRIM&R Career Center:
-Human Protections Specialist (IRB on-the-go Specialist)
Director, Human Research Protection Program
Director, Sponsored Programs

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