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“Common Rule” Overhaul Proposed – Intended to Modernize Human Research Subject Protections

On September 2, 2015, sixteen federal agencies and departments jointly issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“the NPRM”), designed to “modernize, strengthen, and make more effective” the so-called “Common Rule”.  910 more words


Which baby has more rights?

My hometown has a University Research Center which specializes in the breeding, management and importation of a diverse range of nonhuman primate species for the purpose of research aimed at promoting human and animal quality of life.   796 more words

Holy Medicare Fraud Takedown


Justice Department strike force charge 243 for $712 million in false billing

By Finn M. Bullers, KCDAN Member


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Department of Justice officials have announced what they describe as the “largest criminal health care fraud takedown in the history of the Department of Justice,” Attorney General Loretta Lynch has said. 1,134 more words

September is the National Recovery Month

Recovery Month 2015

Join the Voices for Recovery:
Visible, Vocal, Valuable!

Each September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), sponsors National Recovery Month (Recovery Month). 455 more words


2015 Award for Excellence in Online Teaching Award Goes to Heather E. Krull

Heather E. Krull, clinical assistant professor of nursing and nurse practitioner at the IPFW Center for Healthy Living, is the recipient of the 2015 Award for Excellence in Online Teaching Award (formerly the DECCO award). 136 more words


Gregory L. Anderson recieves 2015 Community Council Service to Students Award

Gregory L. Anderson, an advisor for pre-dental hygiene, pre-radiography, and HTM students, is the recipient of the 2015 Community Council Service to Students Award. The award is presented in recognition for outstanding contributions to students through academic advising, personal counseling, and mentoring programs. 162 more words

Federal Grants Available for Tribal-State ICWA Programs


The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to support the creation of effective practice model partnerships between state courts and/or Court Improvement Program, state public child welfare agency and a tribe, group of tribes, or tribal consortia, including both the tribal child welfare agency and tribal court for effective implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978 (Pub.L.

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Author: Kate E. Fort