There is currently debate about the role of research participants’
There is currently debate about the role of research participants’ understanding in the context of informed consent for research. Do they NEED to know anything? If so, what? And at what level of detail? How does the type of study influence our answers to these questions?
Video & Readings:
- Humanities in Medicine – Video
- A Hybrid Theory of Claim-Rights – Gopal Sreenivasan
- Exploring Understanding of “Understanding”: The Paradigm Case of Biobank Consent Comprehension – Laura M. Beskow, MPH, PhD; Kevin P. Weinfurt, PhD
- Exploring Understanding of “Understanding”: The Paradigm Case of Biobank Consent Comprehension – Appendices – Laura M. Beskow, MPH, PhD; Kevin P. Weinfurt, PhD
Kevin Weinfurt, PhD, is Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Population Health Sciences in the Duke University School of Medicine.
Where to meet:
Selected attendees will be notified via email several days in advance of the dinner with details regarding meeting location. All dinners will be within reasonable driving distance to Duke campus.
Science & Society will also provide a shuttle for those unable to arrange transportation to the dinner dialogue location. Shuttles will depart 30 minutes before the scheduled event from the front entrance of the North Building on West Campus. Click here for a map.
(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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