Program Agenda

Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel

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  • Thursday - June 6, 2013
    • 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    Welcome Reception

    • *(must preregister) Texas de Brazil Churrascaria

  • Friday - June 7, 2013
    • 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.



    • 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.



    • 7:45 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.

    Welcome and Acknowledgements - Brazos 1 & 2

    • Robert Earley, President and CEO
      JPS Health Network
      Fort Worth, TX
    • Josephine Fowler, MD, MSc
      Vice President of Academic Affairs, CAO
      JPS Health Network
      Fort Worth, TX
    • 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

    Keynote - Bioethical Research in the Developing World

    • Keynote Speaker
    • Sergio Litewka, MD, MPH
      Director of International Operations for the UM Ethics Programs
      International Director for the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative
      University of Miami
      Miami, Florida
    • 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.


    • 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Breakout Sessions

    • Breakout Session: 1 - BRAZOS 1 & 2

    • Nuts and Bolts of 45 CFR 46
    • Elyse I. Summers, JD
      Director, Division of Education and Development
      Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)
      Washington, DC
    • Breakout Session: 2 - WEST FORK

    • Minorities in Clinical Trial
    • Lovell A. Jones, PhD
      Director, Office of the Vice President for Cancer Prevention & Population Sciences
      The Dorothy I. Height Center for Health Equity and Evaluation Research (DH-CHEER)
      The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
      Houston, TX
    • Breakout Session: 3 - ELM FORK

    • Vulnerable Populations: Children in Research 
    • (Presentation)
      Andrea Keane, MHSA, CIP
      Director, Human Subjects Protections
      Cook Children’s Medical Center
      Fort Worth, TX
    • Breakout Session: 4 - TRINITY CENTRAL

    • Research Challenges for IRBs in Developing Countries
    • (Presentation)
      Lyndi Lahl, RN, MS
      Policy Health Specialist
      Protection of Participants, Evaluation and Policy Branch (ProPEP)
      Bethesda, MD
    • 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.


    • 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

    Breakout Sessions

    • Breakout Session: 5 - BRAZOS 1 & 2

    • Conflict of Interest
    • R. Jeffrey Layne, JD MPH
      Partner, International Law Firm
      Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP
      Austin, TX

      Mary Findley, Vice President and Compliance Officer
      Parkland Health & Hospital System
      Dallas, TX

      Josephine Johnston, LLB, MBHL
      Director of Research, Research Scholar
      The Hastings Center

      Gabriela Lavezzari, Assistant Vice President for Science and Regulatory Affairs, PhRMA

      Jerry Bullard, JD
      Adams, Lynch and Loftin PC
      Grapevine, TX

      Erma Lee, Compliance and Privacy Officer
      JPS Health Network
      Fort Worth, TX

      Angela R. Charboneau Wishon, JD
      Vice President for Research Administration
      University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
      Dallas, TX
    • Breakout Session 6 - WEST FORK

    • Community Investment and Recruitment of African Americans for Genetic Studies in Alzheimer's Disease
    • Goldie S. Byrd, PhD
      Professor of Biology
      Dean for the College of Arts & Sciences
      North Carolina A&T State University
      Greensboro, NC
    • Breakout Session 7 - ELM FORK

    • Vulnerable Populations: Prisoners
    • (Presentation)
      Julia Gorey, JD
      Subpart C Research Coordinator
      Office for Human Resource Protections
      Washington, DC
    • Breakout Session 8 - TRINITY CENTRAL

    • "Looking Beyond Responsible Conduct of Research: Ethical Research from Design to Data Collection to Dissemination of Results"
    • (Presentation)
      Heather H. Pierce, JD, MPH
      Senior Director, Science Policy and Regulatory Counsel Association of American Medical Colleges
      Washington, DC
    • 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.



    • 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    Poster Presentations


    • 1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

    Conflict of Interest "What's New?" - Panel Discussion

    • BRAZOS 1 & 2

    • 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Breakout Sessions

    • Breakout Session: 9 - BRAZOS 1 & 2

    • HIPAA and PHI in Research
    • Elizabeth N. Rogers, JD
      Partner, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
      Austin, TX

      June Gerson
      Director, Privacy Officer
      Texas Health Resources

      Erma Lee
      Compliance and Privacy Officer
      JPS Health Network

      Christine Killgore-Lannan, JD, CIPP
      Director of Privacy/Privacy Officer
      Parkland Health & Hospital System

      Nancy Eisenhardt-Wenning
      Privacy Officer
      Children’s Medical Center – Dallas

      Angela R. Charboneau Wishon, JD
      Vice President for Research Administration
      UT Southwestern Medical Center
    • Breakout Session: 10 - ELM FORK

    • Vulnerable Populations: Research Studies in Mental Health Populations
    • (Presentation)
      Alan Podawiltz, DO
      Chairman And Assoc. Professor - Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
      JPS Health Network
      and UNT Health Science Center
      Fort Worth, Texas
    • Breakout Session: 11 - WEST FORK

    • Social Media and Human Research Studies
    • Ann Manning, Attorney at Law
      Underwood Law Firm, P.C.
      Lubbock, Texas
    • 3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.


    • 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    "Ask the Feds" Panel Discussion - BRAZOS 1 & 2

    • 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Closing Remarks, Recognitions, Awards & Evaluation - BRAZOS 1 & 2

    • Gary Floyd, MD
      Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs/CMO
      JPS Health Network
      Fort Worth, TX