BIOE 801: Research Ethics and Human Subjects

Class Program
Credits 1

International guidelines for ethical research are presented in lectures, current journal articles, and student presentations. Use of stored data and genetic information, as well as the conflicting goals of medical research and medical practice are among the topics examined. The course also addresses scientific integrity and authorship, ethical issues in prevalence and control programs, and the relevance of culture and socioeconomics to the responsible conduct of research. This course fulfills a graduate program requirement of a course in research ethics.