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Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments Records

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-008
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1900 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1996

Ancillary-Care Obligations of Medical Researchers Working in Developing Countries Workshop Collection

 Collection — Box: BRL Shared 014, Folder: 1
Identifier: BRL-032
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials for the Ancillary-Care Obligations of Medical Researchers Working in Developing Countries Workshop (October 2006). The workshop was sponsored by Georgetown University's Reflective Engagement Initiative with additional support from the University's Department of Philosophy, the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, and from the PhRMA Foundation. Materials include schedules, biographies, and handouts.

Dates: 2006

Barbara F. Mishkin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-030
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1973 - 1990

Bioethics Research Library Collection of Newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-035
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1963 - 2019

Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BRL-013
Abstract

The collection consists of records related to the Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee (BEAC). BEAC was formed in 1987 to counsel the congressional members of the national Biomedical Ethics Board on ethical issues that arise in the delivery of healthcare and biomedical research.

Dates: 1988 - 1989

Choices on Our Conscience Symposium Publications

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-023
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1971

Human Embryo Research Panel Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BRL-012
Abstract

The collection consists of the proceedings of meetings held by the National Institute of Health's Human Embryo Research Panel, dating from February 1994 to June 1994. The Human Embryo Research Panel was established to provide the Director of the National Institutes of Health (Harold Varmus) with recommendations regarding human embryo research and guidelines for federal funding of such research.

Dates: 1994

Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BRL-010
Abstract

The Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel was established in 1988 as an ad hoc consultant group to the Advisory Committee of to the Director of the National Institute of Health. The collection contains records related to the Panel, including meeting transcripts, briefing books, clippings, the Research Panel's final report, and other documents.

Dates: 1988

Kathryn Arnow Collection of the President's Biomedical Research Panel Records

 Collection — Box: BRL Shared 007, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: BRL-022
Abstract

The collection consists of records related to the President's Biomedical Research Panel (PBRP), including its final report (with Appendix A and C), the Analysis of Selected Biomedical Research Programs (2 volumes), and summary meeting minutes (1975-1976). The records belonged to Kathryn Arnow, who was a health policy analyst and Chief of the Program Planning Branch in the office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health in the 1970s.

Dates: 1975 - 1976

National Bioethics Advisory Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-014
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1996 - 2001

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

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-001
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1974 - 1978

Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues Records

 Collection
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,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2010 - 2017; 1975-1977, 2000-2017

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

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-003
Abstract 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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1978 - 1983; 1964 - 1983

President’s Council on Bioethics Records

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-015
Abstract The collection contains the records of the President's Council on Bioethics (PCBE) dating from 2001 to 2009. It includes meeting briefing books and an unpublished draft of a report titled Organ Transplantation: An Ethical Inquiry by the President's Council on Bioethics (June 2009). The PCBE's website is included as part of this collection. The website includes meeting agendas,...
Dates: 2001 - 2009

Robert M. Veatch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-018
Abstract 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...
Dates: circa late 19th century-2021; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2019

The Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Human Subject Research Course Collection

 Collection — Box: BRL Shared 013, Folder: 5-8
Identifier: BRL-033
Abstract

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.

Dates: 2002

U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Ethics Advisory Board Records

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-002
Abstract

The collection consists of records of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare's Ethics Advisory Board, which existed from 1978 to 1979.

Dates: Existence: 1978 - 1979

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Walters, LeRoy 3
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