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Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments Records

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Identifier: BRL-008
Overview The collection documents the work of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments (ACHR). It includes meeting briefing books, drafts of the final report and related records, background materials on experiments, and correspondence of ACHR Executive Director Dan Guttman. Meetings were held between 1994 and 1995, and the collection includes copies of background materials dating back to 1900.

Barbara F. Mishkin Papers

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Identifier: BRL-030
Overview The collection contains documents related to U.S. bioethics commissions and other federal agencies that belonged to Barbara F. Mishkin. This includes the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, the Ethics Advisory Board, the President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research Records, and the Office of Technology Assessment.

Bioethics Research Library Collection of Newsletters

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Identifier: BRL-035
Overview The collection consists of more than 250 publications created by organizations, universities, societies, and other groups to promote and examine bioethical issues. Some of these topics include: Abortion, AIDS and HIV, Animal research, Business ethics, End of life care, Euthanasia, Disability rights, Health care and law, Health care and religion/Christianity, Hospitals, Human experimentation, Human reproduction and family planning, Medical ethics, Medical humanities, Mental health ethics,...

Choices on Our Conscience Symposium Publications

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Identifier: BRL-023
Overview The collection consists of papers presented at the Choices on our Conscience International Symposium on Human Rights, Retardation and Research, as well as the symposium's program.. The symposium was sponsored by the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation and held in October 1971.

Mary Lee Bundy Papers

 Collection — Box: BRL Shared 011, Folder: 6-13
Identifier: BRL-031
Overview The collection consists of materials on library ethics and medical experimentation on prisoners created by Mary Lee Bundy. Bundy (1927-1987) was a professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, College of Library and Information Services. She was also one of the officers of Urban Information Interpreters, Inc., a non-profit organzation that sought to make information services accessible to the urban poor.

National Bioethics Advisory Commission Records

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Identifier: BRL-014
Overview The National Bioethics Advisory Commission (NBAC) was established by President Bill Clinton in October 1995. This collection contains meeting materials and reports produced by NBAC, as well as the Commission's website.

National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research Records

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Identifier: BRL-001
Overview The collection documents 43 meetings of the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research held between 1974 and 1978 and includes briefing books, subject files, and transcripts from these meetings. The Executive’s Branch of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare established the group in 1974 and it is considered one of the first modern bioethics commissions.

Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues Records

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Identifier: BRL-016
Scope and Contents The collection contains the records of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. These include meeting materials (agendas and briefing books), project reports and background research files, educational materials, and the Commission's website. The website includes a wide variety of content related to the Commission, including sections on their meetings (agendas, transcripts,...

President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research Records

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Identifier: BRL-003
Overview The collection documents 28 meetings of the President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research held between 1980 and 1983. It includes briefing books, subject files, meeting minutes/transcripts, and other documents related to the Commission's work. This congressionally mandated group was formed in 1978, succeeding the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research. It worked independently...

Robert M. Veatch Papers

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Identifier: BRL-018
Overview The collection contains the papers of Robert M. Veatch. It includes material created while employed at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) at Georgetown University (1979-2019) and at the Hastings Center (1970-1979). It also documents his work as an advisor and lecturer at a wide variety of universities, hospitals, healthcare organizations, and governmental bodies. The records document the development and administration of the KIE, particularly during his directorship from 1989-1996. On the...

The Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Human Subject Research Course Collection

 Collection — Box: BRL Shared 013, Folder: 5-8
Identifier: BRL-033
Overview The collection contains materials for the NIH's Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Human Subject Research course. It includes the syllabus and the readings for the course. The course was presented by the the NIH's Department of Clinical Bioethics at the Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center from October-November 2002.