Vol. 14 No. 5 | May 2014

Vol. 14 No. 5 | May 2014

ISBN: 1526-5161

target articles

Fostering IRB Collaboration for Review of International Research

Francis Barchi, Megan Kasimatis Singleton & Jon F. Merz

This article presents a review of the literature, summarizes current initiatives, and provides a heuristic for assessing the effectiveness of a range of institutional review board (IRB) collaborative strategies that can reduce the regulatory burden of ethics review while ensuring protection of human subjects, with a particular focus on international research. Broad adoption of IRB collaborative st...

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This article explores the controversial practice of transnational gestational surrogacy and poses a provocative question: Does it have to be exploitative? Various existing models of exploitation are considered and a novel exploitation-evaluation heuristic is introduced to assist in the analysis of the potentially exploitative dimensions/elements of complex health-related practices. On the basis of...

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