Since 1992, the Dialogues in Research Ethics series has provided an opportunity for UM faculty, staff, students, visitors and members of the community to exchange ideas about ethical issues in a format designed to emphasize discussion and debate.

The current and immediately previous academic years' schedules follow. For past programs, see the Dialogues Archives

2013-2014 Schedule

May 16, 2014
International Research on Sexual Minorities
Jaime Hernandez, J.D., M.Be.
University of Pennsylvania
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January 17, 2014
The Science Forest and the IRB Trees: Why Research Environments Matter
Jennifer L. Gibson, Ph.D.
University of Toronto

December 10, 2013
Ethics, Translational Science & the IRB: The Future is (Still) Not What It Used to Be
Kenneth W. Goodman, Ph.D.
University of Miami

November 8, 2013
Community-Based Research: Foundations and Challenges
Erin Kobetz, Ph.D., MPH
University of Miami

October 8, 2013
Trusted Governance
Robin N. Fiore, Ph.D.
University of Miami


Dialogues in Research Ethics began in partnership with the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Since then, it has also been sponsored by the following organizations:

  • Miami Clinical & Translational Science Institute

  • UM Office of the Vice Provost for Research

  • Research Service of the Miami VAMC

  • UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Jackson Memorial Hospital

  • Mailman Center for Child Development

  • South Florida VA Foundation for Research and Education

For more information, contact Ken Goodman (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 305-243-5723).