Research Matters Lecture Series

The Research Matters lectures is presented by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

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2016 Schedule

Date & TimeLocationTopicSpeakers
Tuesday, January 12
8:30–9:30 a.m.
D1.602 Special Edition, “The Ethics Police?: The Struggle to Make Human Research Safe Robert L. Klitzman, M.D.,
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Director, Masters of Bioethics Program
Columbia University
Tuesday, February 23
121 p.m.
D1.502 Updates to the eResearch Systems: Velos and eIRB Shiby Antony
Manager of Information Resources, Academic Information Systems

Gregg Wright
IRB Manager
Office of Research Administration
Tuesday, March 22
121 p.m.
D1.502 Ethics and Regulatory Pitfalls in Medical Education Research


John Sadler, M.D.
Departments of Psychiatry and Clinical Sciences  
Tuesday April 26
121 p.m.
D5.102 “The UT Southwestern Volunteer Research Participant Registry.” How it can help your research recruitment.   M E Blair Holbein, Ph.D.,
Chief, Division of Regulatory Science
Director, Clinical Investigator Resource Core
Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Sciences

Kate Wilkinson
Project Manager
Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development
Tuesday May 24
12–1 p.m.
D5.102 Controversial Research: Case Studies Vicki McNamara
Senior IRB Coordinator
Office of Research Administration

Discussion facilitated by 
Michael Rubin, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Neurological Surgery
Neurology and Neurotherapeutics