IRB Chair; Director, Bioethics Core, National Human Genome Research Institute
Sara Chandros Hull received her undergraduate degree in molecular cell biology and genetics from Brandeis University and earned a PhD from the Johns Hopkins Program in Law, Ethics and Health in 1999. Her graduate training focused on social science research methods to conduct empirical research in bioethics and health policy. During her graduate studies, Dr. Hull also worked on the staff of President Clinton's Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments. As a faculty member in the Department of Bioethics, Dr. Hull's research interests focus primarily on the intersection between research ethics and new technological developments. Current projects focus on secondary genomic research findings, informed consent and datasharing for research for genomic research, the role and limits of centralized IRB review of multisite research, diversifying genomic research and clinical/diagnostic tools, and developing collaborative research ethics training programs with American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal IRBs and research review committees. Dr. Hull also directs the Bioethics Core of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), which provides bioethics education, consultation, and administrative support to investigators in the intramural research program. She has been a member of various intramural IRBs at NIH since 2003 and currently serves as an IRB Chair.
Tuesday, November 19
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM