For University of Minnesota clinical research professionals interested in learning about the Human Research Protection Program's Quality Assurance program.
This event is open to University of Minnesota faculty, staff, and students interested in learning best practices for navigating the NIH grant application process.
Ongoing events and courses
PubH 6815: Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR)
Fall semester, 2018; beginning September 4th.
This semester-long introductory Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR) course is intended for community practitioners and graduate students in any U of MN college or department (and others in academia) interested in adding CBPR to their repertoire of effective approaches to understanding and addressing health and social disparities.
BTHX 5210: Ethics of Human Subjects Research
Tuesdays, 12-2:30 pm, Leigh Turner, PhD (3 credits)
The course addresses ethics and policy issues in research on human subjects, including an examination of the policy history, the changing models of oversight, and analysis of possible approaches for oversight of controversial areas of science.
BTHX 5000-001/800-001: Ethical Issues Related to Novel Biotechnologies
Tuesdays, 12-2:30pm, Leigh Turner, PhD (3 credits)
This course examines variety of ethical, legal, and social issues related to novel biotechnologies, including the individual, organization, and public moral significance of novel biotechnologies and situates analysis of ethical issues within domestic and global contexts.
BTHX 5100: Intro to Clinical Ethics
Thursdays 12:30-3pm, John Song, MD, MPH (3 credits)
This course uses real cases to examine the most frequent ethical problems faced by clinicians, patients and families, and ethics consultants. Topics include forgoing life sustaining treatment, decisional capacity, informed consent, treatment refusals, death and dying, pediatric ethics, reproductive issues, research ethics, psychiatric illness and more.
School of Public Health Biostatistics Consulting
The Division of Biostatistics is offering free statistical consulting in conjunction with the biostatistical consulting course for graduate students during Spring semester 2019.
Ongoing CTSI seminars
- May 20-23: Science of Team Science 2019 Conference
- May 23: How I secured more than $1M in industry funding, a SPA and Technology Commercialization workshop
- May 24: Research Involving Non-English Speakers
- May 29: UROC Critical Conversation: A Changing People Who Live in This Place Called Minnesota
- May 30: 2019 Annual CWIMS Spring Workshop
- June 11: Vulnerable Populations: Principles and Practice
- June 17-18: Minnesota Rural Health Conference
- June 24-28: Five-Day Boot Camp for Clinical Research Coordinators (apply by May 10)
- July 22-24: 2019 Office of Health Disparities Research Annual Retreat
- Sep 15-18: Conference on Native American Nutrition