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People & Perspectives: Robert Levine, MD

Dr. Levine discusses the members of the National Commission , the Declaration of Helsinki and his perception of the goal of "ethics education" in Medical Schools. Dr. Levine also shares his thoughts on key developments in the field of research ethics and the changes in IRB focus and behavior over the years. Dr. Levine also relates the chronology of his career, describing his participation in historically significant committees and outlining his meaningful contributions to the field of research ethics. (January 2013)

People & Perspectives (P&P) is a digital oral history library supported by Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R). P&P features stories of those working in research ethics, many of whom were involved in the early years of the field.

Those featured include IRB and IACUC professionals, research staff, committee members, institutional officials, researchers, subjects, advocates, regulators, industry representatives, ethicists, and others who consider themselves part of the human subjects and animal care and use enterprise.