Robert Klitzman, the program director of the Bioethics graduate program, goes in depth with the controversial topic of institutional review boards (IRBs) in his latest book, The Ethics Police?: The Struggle to Make Human Research Safe (Oxford University Press). BioNews lauds the book, saying that it illuminates a crucial issue in healthcare research:
The book succeeds in providing readers with an insight into a system that operates 'at complex intersections of science, politics, sociology, psychology, money and ethics'. Klitzman conveys how making human research safe is a difficult balancing act between the public's eagerness for treatments and the research community's propensity to respond.
Read the full review on BioNews, and learn more about the M.S. in Bioethics program.