September 30, 2023


This webinar  will overview key elements for grant candidates to contemplate when creating plans associated to defending human topics, in addition to knowledge security and monitoring in medical analysis research funded by the Nationwide Institute of Psychological Well being (NIMH). The webinar will even overview regulatory and operational issues for medical analysis research, which can be particularly essential as candidates develop their analysis technique. The webinar will embody examples of a few of the difficulties candidates expertise as they develop these plans. On the finish of the presentation, there will probably be a dialogue and future grant candidates can have the chance to ask questions associated to those matters.

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Anna E. Ordóñez, M.D., M.A.S., is the Workplace of Medical Analysis (OCR) director at NIMH. OCR workers present oversight for NIMH-funded medical analysis research and strategic steering and proposals about medical analysis initiatives. As director, Dr. Ordóñez is the principal medical analysis advisor to the NIMH Director and NIMH management on human topic analysis protections, knowledge, and security monitoring, and medical trial operations. Along with her present work at NIMH, Dr. Ordóñez is a co-chair of one of many NIH UNITE  committees, which was established to establish and handle structural racism in science. 

Ashley Kennedy, Ph.D., MSCR, is a medical trial program coordinator in NIMH’s OCR Medical Trials Operations Department (CTOB). Dr. Kennedy helps extramural medical analysis and gives medical trials operations experience to NIMH-funded trials, making certain high quality oversight to make sure profitable implementation of medical trial start-up, conduct, and close-out per Good Medical Apply, regulatory techniques, and knowledge integrity techniques. She at present serves as CTOB operations workers for home and world medical analysis research. 

Sabiha Ethridge, MPH, is a well being coverage analyst in NIMH’s OCR. In her position, she is a topic professional on Human Topics Safety and advises the director of OCR at NIMH and NIMH program officers on coverage issues associated to Human Topic Safety, in addition to offering steering on regulatory and moral inquiries.

In regards to the Middle for World Psychological Well being Analysis Webinar Collection

The Middle for World Psychological Well being Analysis, a part of the Nationwide Institute of Psychological Well being (NIMH), is internet hosting a collection of webinars centered on making use of for and managing world psychological well being analysis grants from the Nationwide Institutes of Well being (NIH). We encourage college students, post-docs, and new investigators focused on world psychological well being analysis to attend. The webinar collection goals to extend information about NIH construction and grant processes and improve capability in world psychological well being analysis.

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The Middle for World Psychological Well being Analysis


This occasion is free however you have to register to attend .


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