Agenda: The Challenges of Informed Consent in Research with Children, Adolescents & Adults

Thursday, March 9, 2017
Coffman Theater, Coffman Union
University of Minnesota

Women discussing informed consent

8:30 am
Welcome
(moderator: Susan M. Wolf, JD, McKnight Presidential Professor of Law, Medicine & Public Policy; Faegre Baker Daniels Professor of Law; Professor of Medicine; Chair, Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences, University of Minnesota)

  • Allen S. Levine, PhD, Interim Vice President for Research and Professor, Dept. of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota

8:45 am
Frontier Issues in Seeking Consent in Engaged and Community-based Participatory Research
(moderator: Milton Eder, PhD, Chair, Biomedical Review Board; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine & Community Health; Associate Director, Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH), Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), University of Minnesota)
Sarah Gehlert, PhD, E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity, George Warren Brown School of Social Work; Professor, Dept. of Surgery, School of Medicine; Co-Director, Center for Community Health and Partnerships, Institute for Public Health; Director, Center for Community Engaged Research, Institutes for Clinical and Translational Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis 
Q/A

9:30 am
Frontier Issues in Seeking Pediatric or Adolescent Assent and Parent or Guardian Permission 
(moderator: Megan R. Gunnar, PhD, Regents Professor, McKnight University Professor, Chair and Director, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota)
Eric Kodish, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Bioethics at the Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University; Pediatric Hematologist, Cleveland Clinic 
Q/A

10:15 am
Frontier Issues in Informed Consent in 21st Century Research – From Biobanks to Learning Healthcare Systems
(moderator: Kathleen Thiede Call, PhD, Professor, Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health; Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH), Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI); Co-Director, Health Equity Work Group, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota)
Sandra Soo-Jin Lee, PhD, Senior Research Scholar in Pediatrics and Medicine, Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University School of Medicine
Q/A

11:00 am
Break (with distribution of box lunches)

11:15am
Panel Discussion
(moderator: Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH, Regents Professor; McKnight Endowed Presidential Chair in Public Health; Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP); Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota)

  • Michelle H. Biros, MD, MS, Interim Department Head & Research Director, Dept. of Emergency Medicine; Chair, Medical School Institutional Review Board, University of Minnesota
  • Kathryn Cullen, MD, Assistant Professor and Division Chief, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Paul Mattessich, PhD, Executive Director, Wilder Research; Chair, Community Oversight Board advising the Vice President for Research & Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), University of Minnesota
  • J. Neil Henderson, PhD, Executive Director, Memory Keepers Medical Discovery Team on Health Disparities; Professor, Dept. of Biobehavioral Health and Population Sciences, University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth

Q/A: panelists will be joined by Profs. Gehlert, Kodish and Lee

1pm
Adjourn for afternoon events workshops and trainings