Calendar

Current Human Research Issues & Solutions: Regulatory Overview & Behavioral Research — July 16-17, 2001. Los Angeles. An Office for Human Research Protection workshop will be presented at the University of Southern California at University Park. For more information, contact: Darlene Marie Ross, Education Coordinator, Office for Human Research Protections, 6100 Executive Blvd., Suite 3B01, MSC 7507, Rockville, MD 20892-7507. Telephone: (301) 435-5648. Fax: (301) 402-4256. E-mail: dr20a@nih.gov.

Current Human Research Issues & Solutions: Regulatory Overview — Sept. 20-21, 2001. An Office for Human Research Protections Workshop will be presented at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. For more information, contact: Darlene Marie Ross, Education Coordinator, Office for Human Research Protections, 6100 Executive Blvd., Suite 3B01, MSC 7507, Rockville, MD 20892-7507. Telephone: (301) 435-5648. Fax: (301) 402-4256. E-mail: dr20a@nih.gov.

Certification Exam for IRB Professionals — Oct. 20, 2001. Sponsored by Applied Research Ethics National Association (ARENA). Interested candidates should contact Professional Testing Corp. (PTC) directly to obtain a candidate handbook. The handbook lists topics covered and examples of relevant references, including pertinent regulations, one may review to prepare for the examination. For more information, contact PTC, 1350 Broadway, New York, NY 10018. Telephone: (212) 356-0660. Web: www.ptcny.com.

IRB 101 — Dec. 1, 2001. An educational training program for IRB members, administrators, chairs, and clinical investigators. Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston. Sponsored by Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R). For more information, contact PRIM&R, 132 Boylston St., Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02116. Web: www.primr.org.

• RCR 101 — Dec. 1, 2001. An educational workshop teaching the responsible conduct of research. Sheraton Hotel Boston, Boston. Sponsored by Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R). For more information, contact PRIM&R, 132 Boylston St., Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02116. Web: www.primr.org.

ARENA Annual Meeting — Dec. 2, 2001. Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston. For more information, contact ARENA, 132 Boylston St., Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02116. Web: www.primr.org.

PRIM&R Annual Meeting: IRBs and New Approaches: Assessing, Evaluating, Discarding and Moving Forward — Dec. 3-4, 2001. Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston. Sponsored by Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R). For more information, contact PRIM&R, 132 Boylston St., Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02116. Web: www.primr.org.