Archives: 1992 - 1999


September 18, 1992
Scientific Fraud and Responsibility
Lawrence Fishman, M.D., University of Miami Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief of Staff for Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Miami

October 23, 1992
Intellectual Property and Patents
Jeanie McGuire, Director, University of Miami Office of Technology Transfer

November 13, 1992
Publication and Authorship
Kermit Carraway, Ph.D., Professor and Chairman, University of Miami Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy

December 18, 1992
Data Selection and Computers in Research
Jeffrey Augenstein, M.D., Ph.D., University of Miami Ryder Trauma Center

January 15, 1993
Animal Use and Rights
Norman Altman, V.M.D., Director, University of Miami Division of Comparative Pathology

February 19, 1993
Genetics Research and Therapy
Rodney Howell, M.D., Professor and Chair, University of Miami Department of Pediatrics

March 19, 1993
Human Subjects and Randomized Clinical Trials
Jay Sosenko, M.D., Chair, University of Miami Human Studies Committee (IRB)

April 16, 1993
Fetal Tissue Research
Naomi Kleitman, Ph.D., The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami

May 14, 1993
Paying for Research
Robert W. Rubin, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Research and Deputy Dean for Graduate Studies, University of Miami


October 15, 1993
New Research and Old Ethics
Eric M. Meslin, Ph.D., University of Toronto Center for Bioethics

November 19, 1993
Research and the News Media — I
Linda Roach Monroe, The Miami Herald

December 10, 1993
Research and the News Media — II
Steve Greenberg, DDS WCIX-Channel 6 (CBS)

January 28, 1994
Nazi Science
Michael J. Franzblau, M.D., American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco

February 25, 1994
Social Implications of Genetic Testing
Ray Moseley, Ph.D., Director, University of Florida Medical Humanities Program, Gainesville

April 29, 1994
Hype, Hedges and Spin: Deception in Scientific Writing
Julienne Prineas, Ph.D., Director, University of Miami Grant Writing Resources Program


October 28, 1994
The Placebo Concept in Psychiatry and Medicine
Adolf Grunbaum, Ph.D., Chair, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

November 14, 1994
Gunther Stent, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Biology, University of California at Berkeley

January 27, 1995
Scientific Collegiality
Margot O’Toole, Ph.D., The Genetics Institute, Cambridge, Mass.

February 10, 1995
Preventing Research Misconduct: Lessons from Public Health Research
Colin Soskolne, Ph.D., University of Alberta

March 31, 1995
Authority and Ethics: How Science Creates Experts
Jeffrey Brosco, M.D., Ph.D., University of Miami Department of Pediatrics

April 21, 1995
Clinical Futility Research
Kathryn Koch, M.D., University of Florida, Jacksonville


September 8, 1995
Transplant Patients as Research Subjects
Cláudio Cohen, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Legal Medicine, Medical Ethics and Social and Occupational Medicine, University of São Paulo, Brazil

October 20, 1995
Sepsis Research and Treatment
Charles L. Sprung, M.D., J.D., Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

November 8, 1995
Biotechnology and Social Responsibility
Susan Hassler Editor, Bio/Technology and Co-Director, Miami Bio/Technology Winter Symposium

December 8, 1995
Geriatrics and Vulnerability
Robert Morgan, Ph.D. Beth Virnig, Ph.D., M.P.H., Health Policy Research Center

January 19, 1996
Informing Subjects about Risk
Dixie E. Snider, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Director for Science, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta

February 23, 1996
Research and the News Media
Sandra Jacobs health and medical writer, The Miami Herald

March 15, 1996
Collaborating with Colleagues in Repressive Countries: Reflections on a Recent Visit to Cuba
Kenneth W. Goodman, Ph.D., Director, University of Miami Bioethics Program


October 18, 1996
Corporate Sponsorship of Research
Thomas R. Russell, Ph.D., Coulter Corporation

November 13, 1996
Peer Review in the Internet Age
Susan Hassler Editor, Nature Biotechnology

December 6, 1996
Brain Death Research
Calixto Machado, M.D., Ph.D., Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Havana

January 31, 1997
Advice on Consent: Informing Subjects of Complex Research
Jay M. Sosenko, M.D., University of Miami Department of Medicine

February 28, 1997
The National Bioethics Commission
Arturo Brito, M.D. University of Miami Department of Pediatrics

May 23, 1997
More than Consent: IRBs and Human Subjects Research
Rick Bollinger, Ph.D. Robert Morhart, D.D.S. Andy Quartin, M.D. Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Miami


September 19, 1997
Theoretical Risk
Jay Skyler, M.D., University of Miami Department of Medicine

October 3, 1997
Justifying Animal Research
Ray Moseley, Ph.D. Director, Program in Medical Ethics, Law and the Humanities, University of Florida College of Medicine,Gainesville

November 21, 1997
Lawyers and Scientists
Cynthia L. Augustyn, .J.D Michael A. Novo, J.D. University of Miami Office of the General Counsel

December 12, 1997
The Polio Vaccine Scandal — A Cautionary Tale?
Janet A. Tighe, Ph.D. Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

January 30, 1998
The Unethical Use of Placebo Controls
Karin B. Michels, Sc.D. School of Public Health, Harvard University

February 13, 1998
Are There Ethical Limits to Research?
James F. Drane, Ph.D. Department of Philosophy, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

April 17, 1998
Challenges for Minority Scientists
Merilyn Blair-Johnson, Ph.D. Astrid Mack, Ph.D. University of Miami Minority Science Program

May 8, 1998
Clinical Trials and Prisoners
David L. Thomas, M.D., J.D. Florida Department of Corrections Health Service


September 4, 1998
Challenges for Graduate Students
Jennifer Grad Tristan Fiedler School of Medicine, University of Miami

October 30, 1998
Incentives for Patient Recruitment
Kenneth W. Goodman, Ph.D., Director University of Miami Bioethics Program

November 13, 1998
Outcomes Research, Practice Guidelines and Artificial Intelligence
Peter Winkelstein, M.D. Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo

January 8, 1999
Ethics, Genomics and Computing
Kenneth E. Rudd, Ph.D. University of Miami Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

February 19, 1999
Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Outcomes and Health Services Research
Robert L. Wears, M.D., M.S. Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Florida, Jacksonville

March 3, 1999
IRB and Consent in Human Tissue Research
Jon Merz, J.D., Ph.D. Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania

April 16, 1999
Are Patients with Psychiatric Disorders ‘Competent’ to Consent to Research?
Charles M. Culver, M.D., Ph.D. Medical Education, Barry University

May 21, 1999
Public Understanding of Science
Shari Rudavsky, Ph.D. Stephen Smith The Miami Herald

September 17, 1999
Feminism and Human Subjects Research
Robin N. Fiore, Ph.D. Department of Philosophy, Florida Atlantic University

October 22, 1999
Drug Abusers as Vulnerable Subjects
J. Bryan Page, Ph.D. University of Miami Department of Anthropology

November 19, 1999
Should ‘Good Science’ Be an Ethical Requirement by IRB’s?
Ben Mulvey, Ph.D. Division of Liberal Arts, Nova Southeastern University

December 10, 1999
Genetics, Technology and Ethnic Identity: Lessons from Sickle Cell Disease
Keith Wailoo, Ph.D. Departments of Social Medicine and History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill