2017-2018 Responsible Conduct of Research Training Series

Clinical Research Investigators:  Responsible Conduct of Research Colloquia

2018 Schedule - Strada Patient Center, Conference Room 2160, 4:00-5:00 pm

June 7, 2018

Protocol Adherence

Stefanie White, Associate Director, Research Quality Assurance and Improvement

  • Understand the impact of non-compliance
  • Determine why non-compliance is occurring
  • Learn techniques to avoid non-compliance

July 5, 2018

Pediatric Research

David Gremse, M.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics

  • Considerations of children in clinical research
  • Capacity to consent
  • Ethical concerns and challenges

September 6, 2018

Community Based Research

Shannon Shelley-Tremblay, JD, Director, Office of Community Engagement

Martha Arrieta, M.D., MPH, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Internal Medicine and Director of Research, Center for Healthy Communities

  • Importance of community engagement in medical research
  • Ethical goals of community consultation in research
  • Value of community engagement in translational research

November 1, 2018

Informed Consent in Research

Dusty Layton, Executive Director, Office of Research Compliance and Assurance

  • Barriers to informed consent process
  • Communicating risk perception
  • Special consent considerations
Accreditation Statement:   The University of South Alabama, College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement:  The University of South Alabama, College of Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Past Trainings:

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Training Agenda 

Various topics on the responsible conduct of research are offered. For examples on topics and course descriptions, download the RCR Course Catalog (PDF).

Available Seminar Subjects

  • Collaborations and Team Science
  • Conflict of Commitment and Financial Conflict of Interest
  • Responsible Authorship and Publication Practices
  • Research Misconduct
  • A Proper Research Record: How and Why
  • Ownership of Results in Research
  • Intellectual Property and Copyrights
  • Financial Management and Responsibility

Past Presentations