Director, Human Research Protocol Office, Environmental Protection Agency; Professor, Social Medicine and Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Daniel Nelson is Director of the Human Research Protocol Office for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Adjunct Professor of Social Medicine and Pediatrics, and Faculty Associate in the Center for Bioethics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Trained in medical physiology, Prof. Nelson previously held faculty appointments at the Mayo Clinic, the University of Rochester and UNC-Chapel Hill, where he directed the IRBs for 16 years. A national leader in the field of human research protections, Prof. Nelson has served as past-president of the Applied Research Ethics National Association (ARENA); charter member of the Council for Accreditation, Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP); charter member of the Council for Certification of IRB Professionals (CCIP); and consultant to the federal Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). From 2004-2014, he chaired the Subpart A (Common Rule) Subcommittee of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP), which advises DHHS on the regulations that govern this area. Prof. Nelson is also a co-investigator on several NIH grants on issues surrounding research ethics, and frequently lectures on related topics. In 2013 he was honored by PRIMR with the ARENA Legacy Award.
Wednesday, November 14
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM