Research Ethics Consultation Program



Consultation: The Research Ethics Consultation Program (RECP), offered through the Center for Bioethics, Health and Society, provides formal and informal consultation on ethical and policy issues in the design and conduct of translational research undertaken by investigators at all stages: laboratory, animal, and human studies.

• Research Ethics Consultation is a new and growing area in academic research.
Consultation is intended to be flexible and “user-friendly” for investigators,
assisting them in working with the Institutional Research Board (IRB) and other
oversight bodies by helping to identify and address relevant ethical issues in a timely

• Consultation can also offer a comprehensive ethical and policy perspective on
a line of translational scientific inquiry, helping to anticipate issues and
questions that could arise later.

• For more information about RECP, please contact Gerardo Maradiaga the RECP
program liaison.