Human Subjects Training on Social Media as a Recruitment Tool

Feb. 13, 2017

Please join the Office of Research Integrity, Human Subjects, as it hosts training from the Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), the leading educational development organization for research with humans and animals. 

This training will use case studies to evaluate the use of social media to recruit study subjects. Topics of discussion include federal regulations related to subject recruitment and the use of social media; methods, tools, and processes for use by researchers and institutional review boards (IRBs) when developing social media recruitment techniques; and novel ethical aspects of social media recruitment, including compliance with website "terms of use," recruiting from online networks of research subjects, and ethical implications of online communication from and among study subjects.

Date and Time: Feb. 23, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Location: TBD

Sponsor: Office of Research Integrity, Human Subjects

If you are interested in joining the Office of Research Integrity, Human Subjects, for this exciting and unique opportunity, please RSVP by Monday, Feb. 20, at noon, to Carisa Shaffer at 702-895-2794 or [email protected]. Space is limited.