August 31, 2017

NIH support of Mobile, Imaging, pervasive Sensing, Social media and location Tracking (MISST) research: Laying the foundation to examine research ethics in the digital age.

Dunseath, S.E., Weibel, N., Bloss, C.S., Nebeker, C. (2017). NIH support of Mobile, Imaging, pervasive Sensing, Social media and location Tracking (MISST) research: Laying the foundation […]
June 17, 2017

Using social media for research: recruitment, intervention design, and ethical concerns.

Carter-Harris, L., Pagoto, S. and Nebeker, C. (2017). Using social media for research: recruitment, intervention design, and ethical concerns. Workshop chaired by S. Lillie and D. […]
June 13, 2017

April/May Challenge of the Month Results

Last month, we posed a MISST-related research ethics dilemma and asked for your expert opinion on how you would identify risks for the following study: Steve […]
June 12, 2017

Understanding “Consent” in the Age of Big Data and Human Research

Recently, associate professor and bioethicist Jon Merz gave a talk on legal privilege in the context of consent (or lack thereof) in emergency medicine and human […]
May 17, 2017

Evaluating the Quality of mHealth Research: the mERA Checklist

Are you conducting or reviewing mHealth research? If so, make sure you consider the following 16 points from the mHealth Evidence Reporting and Assessment (mERA) checklist […]
May 16, 2017

Reimagining Human Research Protections for 21st Century Science

ABSTRACT Background: Evolving research practices and new forms of research enabled by technological advances require a redesigned research oversight system that respects and protects human research […]
April 14, 2017

Wearables Among the Invincibles – Shaping the Future of Population Health

Wearable sensing devices are widely accepted and utilized in young adult populations (a.k.a. the “Invincibles”). The use of wearable technologies that collect personal health information introduce […]
April 9, 2017

Recognizing the Role Stakeholders Play in Shaping the Design and Development of the CORE Initiative

Over a year ago, we set out to create the Connected and Open Research Ethics (CORE) platform. Using a participatory design approach, our team developed a […]
February 26, 2017

Navigating Ethics in the Digital Age: Introducing Connected and Open Research Ethics (CORE), a Tool for Researchers and Institutional Review Boards.

John Torous,MD; Camille Nebeker, MS, EdD (2017). Navigating Ethics in the Digital Age: Introducing Connected and Open Research Ethics (CORE), a Tool for Researchers and Institutional […]
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