Agenda and Videos


8:30am
Welcome    View Video 
Moderator: Susan M. Wolf, JD, McKnight Presidential Professor of Law, Medicine & Public Policy, Chair, Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences, University of Minnesota 

8:45am
The National Debates on Research with Human Participants: Issues & Choices   View Video
  • Jeffrey R. Botkin, MD, MPH, Chief, Division of Medical Ethics & Humanities, Associate Vice President for Research Integrity, University of Utah; Chair, Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; member, FDA’s Pediatric Ethics Advisory Committee
Q&A

9:45am
Break

10:00am
Consent to Research When Participants Have Diminished or Fluctuating Decisional Capacity   View Video 
Moderator: Steven H. Miles, MD, Professor and Maas Family Endowed Chair in Bioethics, University of Minnesota 
  • Scott Y. H. Kim, MD, PhD, Senior Investigator, Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center; Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan 
Q&A with Drs. Botkin and Kim  View Video  

11:00am 
Panel: Multiple Perspectives on the National Debates & Consent Challenges   View Video
Moderator: Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH, Regents Professor; McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health; Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy, University of Minnesota 
  • Sue Abderholden, MPH, Executive Director, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
  • Barbara E. Bierer, MD, Professor, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Director, Regulatory Foundations, Ethics and the Law Program, Harvard Catalyst; Faculty Co-director, Multi-Regional Clinical Trials (MRCT) Center; former-Chair, Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 
  • Carl Elliott, MD, PhD, Professor, Center for Bioethics and Department of Pediatrics; Affiliate Faculty Member, Department of Philosophy and School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Minnesota 
  • Richard Sharp, PhD, Professor and Director, Biomedical Ethics Program, Center for Individualized Medicine Bioethics Program, and Clinical and Translational Research Ethics Program, Mayo Clinic
Q&A

12:30pm
Lunch with Speaker: Community Roles in Research    View Video 
Great Hall, Coffman Union
Moderator: Kolawole Okuyemi, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health; Director, Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota
  • Vanessa Northington Gamble, MD, PhD, University Professor of Medical Humanities, Professor of American Studies, George Washington University; former-Chair, Tuskegee Syphilis Study Legacy Committee
Q&A

1:45pm
Panel: Conflicts of Interest & Industry Sponsorship   View Video
Moderator: Douglas Yee, MD, Director, Masonic Cancer Center;  John H. Kersey Chair in Cancer Research, University of Minnesota 
  • Eric G. Campbell, PhD, Director of Research, Mongan Institute for Health Policy; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School 
  • Bernard Lo, MD, President & CEO, The Greenwall Foundation; Professor of Medicine Emeritus and Director Emeritus of the Program in Medical Ethics, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
  • Thomas Morgan, MD, FACMG, Head, Human Disease Genetics, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
  • Paul Haluska, Jr., MD, PhD, Global Director of Scientific Affairs, Oncology, Merck
  • Robert Steinbrook, MD, Editor-at-large and Viewpoints Editor at JAMA Internal Medicine; Professor Adjunct of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine
Q&A

3:15 pm
Break

3:30 pm
Panel: Research with Vulnerable & Underrepresented Populations   View Video
Moderator: John E. Wagner, Jr., MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Director, Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Department of Pediatrics; Scientific Director of Clinical Research, Stem Cell Institute; Co-Director, Center for Translational Medicine; Children’s Cancer Research Fund/Hageboeck Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Oncology; McKnight Presidential Chair in Childhood Cancer Research, University of Minnesota
  • Amy Frohnmayer, MA, Graduate Student, Oregon State University Cascades; Patient Representative, FDA
  • James M. DuBois, DSc, PhD, Bander Professor of Medical Ethics and Professionalism; Professor of Psychology; Director, Center for Clinical Research Ethics, Washington University, St. Louis; American Psychological Association’s Committee on Human Research
  • Raegan W. Durant, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
  • Steven Joffe, MD, MPH, Vice Chair of Medical Ethics, Emanuel and Robert Hart Associate Professor, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania
Q&A

4:45 pm
Closing remarks   View Video 
Susan M. Wolf, JD, McKnight Presidential Professor of Law, Medicine & Public Policy, Chair, Consortium on Law and Values

5:00 pm
Adjourn

5:00-6:30 pm
Reception
Great Hall, Coffman Union