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What CITI Program is Reading – 3/23/21

“What CITI Program is Reading” is our weekly blog series which highlights news articles curated by our staff and relevant to research, higher education, healthcare, technology, and more. Follow us on LinkedIn for upcoming editions and more information from CITI Program.

Justice, diversity, and research ethics review
Examine the role of the Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and see a list of points for reviewers to consider in relation to clinical trial diversity, including study aims and subject selection, criteria for inclusion and exclusion, recruitment, study conduct, and more.
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FBI Warns of Increased Ransomware Attacks Targeting Colleges
Learn about PYSA ransomware and how it has been used to target educational institutions, government entities, private companies, and the health-care sector.
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Safeguarding Research on Campuses Against Foreign Threats
Higher education institutions are taking proactive steps to confront concerns about illicit technology transfer and undue foreign influence. See a list of immediate actions instituions can take.
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The Chronicles of AI Ethics: The Man, The Machine, And The Black Box
Read more on the social responsibility associated with artificial intelligence and machine learning technology as well as steps that society may be able to take to address some of the problems.
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How will the Proposed Regulation of AI Affect Medical Devices?
The European Parliament recently approved an initial draft proposal that targets high-risk AI in the Healthcare and MedTech and sets standards for all AI products and applications. See what types of technology will be regulated how they will be affected.
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The Imperative for Integrating Public Health and Health Care Delivery Systems
The COVID-19 pandemic highlights how the roles of care delivery should be reevaluated to integrate population-level public health and patient-level individual care.
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How the Pandemic Has Impacted Grants Management
Rising administrative costs and trouble measuring performance are just some of the challenges grant managers are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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