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Webinar: Social Media as a Research Recruitment Tool: Ethical Considerations and Guidelines for IRBs

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 1:30 pm

Using case studies from biomedical and social and behavioral research, this webinar will highlight pertinent ethical and practical considerations when evaluating the use of social media to recruit study subjects. Topics for discussion include: 1) Federal regulations pertaining to subject recruitment and their applicability to social media contexts; 2) Methods, tools, and processes for use by investigators and IRBs when developing social media recruitment techniques and evaluating them from an ethical perspective; 3) Key ethical principles of subject privacy and investigator transparency; and 4) Novel ethical aspects of social media recruitment, including compliance with website "terms of use," recruiting from online networks of research subjects, and ethical implications of online communication from and among study subjects.

Location: 
Room 213, East Bartlett
Contact Information
Name: 
ryan solomon
Phone: 
(563) 608-3464
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