Save the Date for the Fourth National Medical Research Summit
Contact: Paul Tunnecliff
800-684-4549 phone

WASHINGTON DC USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE(TM) - OCTOBER 30, 2003: The Fourth National Medical Research Summit today announced that its 2004 conference will be held at the Baltimore Waterfront Marriott in Baltimore, MD from April 21 through 23, 2004.


The Medical Research Summit Conference Series is the leading forum the law, regulation and ethics of Medical Research in the United States. See Faculty presentations for past Research Summit are posted at


Arthur O. Anderson MD COL MC
Chief, Dept. Clinical Pathology and Office of Human Use and Ethics, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, MD

Mark Barnes, Esq.
Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, New York, NY

Barry B. Bercu, MD
Chairperson, Department of Pediatrics and Institutional Review Board, University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

Michael Carome, MD
Associate Director for Regulatory Affairs, Office for Human Research Protections, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD

Jerry Castellano, MD, CIP
Corporate Director, Institutional Review Board, Christiana Care Health System

Gary Chadwick, PharmD, MPH, CIP
Director, Office for Human Subject Protection, Associate Provost and Associate, Professor Clinical Medical Humanities, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Deborah Collyar
President, Patient Advocates In Research, Blackhawk, CA

Kenneth Dretchen, MD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Pharmacology, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC

Marianne M. Elliott, M.S., C.I.P.
Director Office of Research Administration, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD

Paul W. Goebel, Jr.
Vice President, Chesapeake Research Review, Inc., and Former Associate Director for Human Subject Protection, Office of Medical Policy, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, MD

Kate-Louise Gottfried, JD, MSPH
Director of Research Integrity, Research Administration, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA

Dale E. Hammerschmidt, MD, FACP
Director of Education, Human Subjects Protection, University of Minnesota, and Editor in Chief, Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine, Minneapolis, MN

John Isador
Chairman, Schulman Associates Institutional Review Board, Cincinnati, OH

Julie A. Kaneshiro
Office for Human Research Protections, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD

Nancy M. P. King, JD
Professor of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

E. Haavi Morreim, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Human Values and Ethics, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN

Jay Moskowitz, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Research, Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PN

Daniel K. Nelson, MD
Director, Office of Human Research Ethics, Associate Professor of Social Medicine and Pediatrics, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Lucy Pearson CIP
Deputy Director, Human Research Protections Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Steven Peckman
Associate Director-Human Subjects Research, Office for Protection of Research Subjects, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Tom Puglisi, Ph.D.
Global Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Former Director of Human Subject Protections, Office for Human Subjects Research Protections, Washington DC

Michele Russell-Einhorn, Esq.
Director, Global Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Former Director of Regulatory Affairs Office for Human Research Protection, Washington DC

Patricia M. Scannell, BA, CIP
Director, Human Studies Committee, Washington University Medical Center of St. Louis, St. Louis, MI

Joseph R. Sherwin, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Donna F. Stroup, PhD, MSc
Acting Associate Director for Science, Office of Science Policy and Technology Transfer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA

Jeremy Sugarman, MD, MPH, MA
Director, Center for the Study of Medical Ethics and Humanities, Professor of Medicine and Philosophy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


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