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Indiana University-Moi University Academic Research Ethics Partnership

IU - Moi AREP

International Research Ethics Resources

Kenya: Research Ethics Bibliography

MA Philosophy - International Research Ethics

Teaching Skills in International Research Ethics (TaSkR)

Program Summary

The Indiana University-Moi University Academic Research Ethics Partnership (IU-Moi AREP) is a curriculum development and training program, that builds on a longstanding partnerships between the Indiana University School of Medicine  and Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya. The program is funded by the NIH Fogarty International Center, and directed by Eric M. Meslin, Ph.D, (Indianapolis) and David Ayuku, Ph.D. (Eldoret).

 

Principal Investigators

 Eric M. Meslin, PhD, Principal Investigator, Indiana University

 David O. Ayuku, PhD, Co-Principal Investigator, Moi University

 

Program Components

The program consists of:

  • Master's  Degree programs at both universities
  • Annual “Teaching Skills in International Research Ethics” (TaSkR) workshops
  • Short Courses offered as needed at each institution

Master’s  Degrees in International Research Ethics

The program has developed two Master's degree programs, one at each institution. These graduate programs have common and overlapping components, joint advisory committees, shared dissemination plans and harmonized evaluation strategies. Both programs include a curriculum involving required core courses and electives and a practicum experience, part of which is taken at the counterpart university.

 

Teaching Skills in International Research Ethics workshop

Teaching Skills in International Research Ethics (TaSkR) is an annual workshop convened that alternates between Indianapolis and Eldoret. TaSkR is an opportunity for faculty and students who work in an international setting to learn pedagogical methods and to acquire skills for teaching international research ethics. The expert faculty uses a wide range of teaching styles, including group work, panel discussions, case studies, and problem-based learning.

 

TaSkR VII April 15 - 17, 2015

 Health Informationa and Translational Sciences (HITS)

410 West 10TH Street,

Indianapolis, IN 46208

Staff

 Alfred Kirui, BSc., IU-Moi AREP Program Manager, Moi University

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Meslin EM, Were E, Ayuku D. Some Experience Developing a Joint IRB between Moi University (Kenya) and Indiana University (USA). Open Peer Commentary, American Journal of Bioethics 2014; 14:
17-19. DOI10.1080/152651.2014.892182


Fix J, Odell J, Sina B, Meslin EM, Goodman K, Upshur R. Bibliometric analysis of the trainee scholarship of the Fogarty
International Center’s International Research Ethics Education and Curriculum Development Award Journal of Empirical Research in Human Research Ethics (in press)


Meslin EM, Were E, Ayuku D. Taking Stock of the Ethical Foundations of International Health Research: Pragmatic Lessons from the IU-Moi Academic Research Ethics Partnership. Journal of General Internal Medicine (2013) 28:639-645  DOI: 10.1007/s11606-013-2456-7


Meslin EM .If Perfect Isn’t Possible, Is The Good “Good Enough?” Placebos, Post-Trial Provisions and the Politics of Helsinki. World Medical Journal 2013; 59: 185-187


Nderitu D, Shitemi N, Kamara E. Is there “Therapeutic Misconception” in HIV/AIDS and Clinical Research in Western Kenya? J AIDS Clin Res 2013, 4:7 DOI:10.4172/2155-6113.1000225


Nderitu D.,
Mungiki: Wanjiku Expression of Self.
A Chapter in a book entitled,“Wanjiku: A Kenyan socio-political Discourse” eds. Naomi L. Shitemi and Eunice Kamaara. Contact Zones Nairobi, Goethe Institut, Kenya, 2014


Nderitu, D., Knowledge is Virtue no more: The Case of Contemporary Kenyan ‘Educated’. A Chapter in a book
entitled, “Contemporary Issues in Philosophy, Religion and Theology” eds. J.K.
Kahiga and M. N. Wanyama. Eldoret:Utafiti Foundations, 2014


Wahome,M. P.N. & Nderitu, D., Ethical Implications in Medical Research. A Chapter in a book entitled, “Contemporary Issues in Philosophy, Religion and Theology” eds. J.K. Kahiga and M. N. Wanyama. Eldoret:Utafiti Foundations, 2014


Saxman S. Ethical Considerations for Outcome-adaptive Trial Designs: A Clinical Researcher’s Perspective.  Bioethics (in press)

 
 
 

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