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Former Worker Medical Screening Program (Former Worker Program – FWP)

DOE Meetings and Events

IRB and Human Subjects videos
The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has posted videos related to IRB and human subjects research on the HHS YouTube channel. On the channel web site, click on Playlists at the top right of the page, and choose Office for Human Research.

DOE Human Subjects Working Group Fall 2010 Workshop
December 5, 2010  

DOE Newsletter Goes Electronic

Michelle M. Mello and Leslie E. Wolf. The Havasupai Indian Tribe Case — Lessons for Research Involving Stored Biologic Samples. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jun 9 [Epub ahead of print].
This article addresses the potential for problems with future use of stored specimens, and raises the ethical question of using existing, de-identified samples for purposes that may have not been acceptable to the donor.

Institutional Review Board monitors human subjects research
Article posted on Idaho National Laboratory intranet, 06/02/2010

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI).
A history of the CITI program and its current status is provided.

Human Experimentation by the Nazi Regime in World War II
Experimentation on prisoners without informed consent or Institutional Review board oversight.

Report of the International Bioethics Commission of UNESCO (IBC) ON CONSENT

Current DOE Protecting Human Research Subjects Newsletter
Issue 19, Winter 2009/2010. This issue of Protecting Human Subjects considers ways to improve the day-to-day operations of IRBs and other oversight agencies.

DOE Laboratory/Site Human Subjects Websites. Direct access to these sites is being developed.

GAO Report: Human Subjects Research.
Undercover tests show the Institutional Review Board system is vulnerable to unethical manipulation.

Content reviewed: April 29, 2013