The Office of Accountability (OAC) and the Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) invite the UMB community to a panel discussion on responsibility in human research on Nov. 8, 11 a.m. to noon, at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, Auditorium 130.
The panelists include:
- Linwood Coard Simpler has been a participant in multiple clinical trials, beginning with the Gleevec trial for chronic myeloid leukemia at Johns Hopkins’ Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. Through participation in the trial, Simpler achieved, and remains, in remission. Simpler now donates his time and unique perspective to the St. Agnes Agnes Medical Center Institutional Review Board, reviewing research protocols to promote responsibility and ethical conduct of research for the next participant.
- James D. Campbell, MD, MS, has been a faculty member at the University of Maryland School of Medicine since 2001. Since 2012, Campbell has been vice chair of the Institutional Review Board and associate director of the University of Maryland, Baltimore Clinical Research Training and Mentoring Program. He is a member of the Committee on Infectious Diseases (COID, or “Red Book Committee”) for the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- Leslie Katzel, MD, PhD, has more than 25 years of experience in conducting human clinical investigations. Katzel is the co-principal investigator (PI) of the National Institutes of Health-funded University of Maryland Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center and is co-director of the applied physiology and leadership cores. He serves as PI and co-investigator on several NIH and Veterans Affairs grants. Katzel is a former vice chair and chair of the University of Maryland Institutional Review Board and continues to serve as an IRB member.
- Kathleen Michael, PhD, MS, RN, CRRN, is associate professor and chair of the Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health in the UM School of Nursing. She is vigorously engaged in teaching, research, writing, and interprofessional collaboration. She has conducted research in the area of post-stroke exercise rehabilitation, with a special interest in reducing activity-limiting fatigue.