Downloadable RETI Faculty Lectures

Thank you for your interest in lectures and materials developed by the faculty of the Fordham University HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute (RETI). All RETI presentations are included below and are organized according to subject matter. If you have any questions, please contact the RETI program coordinator at ethicsinst@fordham.edu.

During the 2016 summer program, the RETI team began recording lectures and podcast interviews with our faculty. Please visit our Youtube channel for the 2016 Faculty Lectures and Podcast Interview Series titled, "Reflections from Leaders in the Field." Please feel free to watch the videos, share the channel and/or videos and let us know if you choose to incorporate them in your teaching.

Community Engagement

Ethical Engagement of Communities, Institutions, and Service Providers for HIV Prevention Research
Joann Casado, JD, AH Bronx Community Research Review Board
Presented July 2012 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Community Engagement Strategies: Examples from the BEATS project
Scyatta Wallace, Ph.D., St. John's University
Presented July 2012 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Engaging Communities and Institutions in HIV Prevention Research
Claudia L. Moreno, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2014 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Community Engaged HIV Research Involving African American Participants:  Addressing Issues of Research Trust and Mistrust Wallace
Scyatta Wallace, Ph.D., St. John's University
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Confidentiality and Risk of Partner Violence

Ethical Issues in Research Involving New Technologies

Ethical Issues in HIV & Drug Use Research Involving New Technologies
Lisa A. Marsch, Ph.D., Dartmouth College
Presented July 2011 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Ethical Challenges Using Internet and Mobile Technology for HIV Prevention Research
Brian Mustanski, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Presented July 2013 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Ethical Issues in the Use of the Internet and Other Technologies
Lisa A. Marsch, Ph.D., Dartmouth College
Presented July 2014 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Informational Risk Involving Internet-Based Recruitment and Data Selection and Storage
Brenda Curtis, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Implementation of technology-based approaches to behavioral health care: Research directions
Sarah Lord, Ph.D., Darthmouth College
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Ethical Challenges Using Social Media for HIV Prevention Research Involving Youth 
Brian Mustanski Ph.D., Northwestern University
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Persons Who Inject Drugs' Perspectives on the Risks and Benefits of Participation in a Mobile Health Study of Polydrug Use
Alexis Roth, Ph.D., Drexel University
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Ethical Opportunities and Challenges Using Digital Media for HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research
Sarah Lord, Ph.D., Dartmouth University and Brenda Curtis, Ph.D.,University of Pennsylvania
Presented July 2017 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Ethical Challenges Using Social Media for HIV Prevention Research Involving Youth
Brian Mustanski, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Presented July 2017 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Persons who Inject Drugs’ Perspectives on the Risks and Benefits of Participation in a Mobile Health Study of Polydrug Use
Alexis M. Roth, Ph.D., Drexel University
Presented July 2017 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute
 

 

Ethical Issues in HIV/Drug Research Involving Vulnerable Populations

Control Groups in HIV Research
Ruth Macklin, Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Presented July 2011 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Ethical Assessment of Ongoing Vaccine Trial: The Bangkok Experience
Ruth Macklin, Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Presented July 2011 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Ethical Relativism and Research Ethics
Ruth Macklin, Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Presented July 2011 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

HIV Research Involving Adolescents: Drug Abuse and Other Stigmatizing Behaviors
Lloyd A. Goldsamt, Ph.D., National Research and Development Research Institutes
Presented July 2012 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute
Case studies handout

Ethical Challenges for Community-Based HIV and Drug Use Field Research: Perspectives from Front-Line Workers
Janie Simmons, EdD, National Development and Research Institute
Presented July 2012 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Moral Stress Among Front-Line Workers Conducting Research Involving Drug Use and HIV Risk
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2013 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Providing Hope in the Midst of Despair: A Person-Centered Response to the AIDS Epidemic: Ethical Principles Moving Forward
Timothy P. Flanigan, MD, Brown University
Presented July 2013 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Disparities in Prescribing Behavior for HIV+ Injection Drug Users
Jennifer Hettema, Ph.D., University of Virginia
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2013 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Ethical Issues Involving Drug Users (and Other Marginalized Populations) in Prevention HIV Research
Barbara Kail, DSW, Fordham University
Presented July 2013 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Post-Trial Access to Beneficial Products of Research: An Ethical Obligation
Ruth Macklin, Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Presented July 2013 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Surveying Attitudes on Research Risks and Benefits: Case Example of Sexuality Research involving YMSM
Brian Mustanski, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Presented July 2013 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Ethical and Scientific Issues in Prevention Research
Sean Philpott, Ph.D., Clarkson University
Presented July 2013 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Standards of Prevention and Care in HIV prevention Trials
Sean Philpott-Jones, Ph.D., Clarkson University
Presented July 2014 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Addiction Research Ethics and the Belmont Principles: Do People Who Use Drugs Have a Different Moral Voice?
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Moral Stress Among Frontline Workers Conducting Community-Based Drug Use Research
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

HIV Infection among Incarcerated Communities: Persons without Hope
Timothy P. Flanigan, MD, Brown University
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

The Role of Intersectional Stigma in HIV Research:  Identifying Risks and Benefits of Research Participation among HIV-Positive African American Women
Nicole Overstreet, Ph.D., Clark University
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Neurocognitive & Cultural Factors for Research Involving HIV+ Latino/a Participants
Monica Rivera-Mindt, Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine-Mt. Sinai, Fordham University
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

The Risk Avoidance Partnership (RAP): The Story of a Peer Harm Reduction Intervention for Drug Users
Margaret R. Weeks, Ph.D,. Yale University
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute 

Ethical Issues in Providing Payment for HIV and Drug Use Research
Brandon Brown, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside 
Presented July 2017 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Medical Mistrust, Discrimination, and Access to PrEP for Men Who Have Sex with Men
Kristen Underhill, JD, Columbia University
Presented July 2017 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

The Risk Avoidance Partnership (RAP): The Story of a Peer Harm Reduction Intervention for Drug Users
Margaret R. Weeks, Ph.D., Yale University
Presented July 2017 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute
 

Federal Regulations and IRB Review

American Medical and Research Ethics through World War II
Sean Philpott, Ph.D., Clarkson University
Presented July 2010 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Protecting Human Subjects in HIV Prevention Research: IRB Review
Sue S. Fish, PharmD, Boston University
Presented July 2012 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Application of Federal Regulations to IRB Review of HIV Prevention Research: Case Studies of Research on U.S. Immigrants
E. Doyle McCarthy, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2012 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Ethics Guidelines for HIV Prevention Research
Jeremy Sugarman, MD, Johns Hopkins University
Presented July 2012 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Belmont Principles
Sue S. Fish, PharmD, Boston University
E. Doyle McCarthy, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2014 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Addiction Research Ethics and the Belmont Principles: Do Drug Users have a Different Moral Voice?
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2014 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Ethics Committee Review of International Research
Sean Philpott-Jones, Ph.D., Clarkson University
Presented July 2014 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Federal Regulations and IRB Decision-Making
Gerry Koocher, Ph.D., DePaul University
Sue S. Fish, PharmD, Boston University
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

How IRBs Review Addictions & HIV Digital Media Research
Brenda Curtis, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Presented July 2017 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute
 

Foundations of Evidence-Based Research Ethics

Ethics of National and International Epidemiological HIV Prevention Research
Lloyd A. Goldsamt, Ph.D., National Development and Research Institutes
Presented July 2011 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Strategies for the Empirical Study of Ethical Practices for Recruitment and Compensation
Lloyd A. Goldsamt, Ph.D., National Development and Research Institutes
Presented July 2011 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Evidence-Based HIV Prevention Research Ethics
Jeremy Sugarman, MD, Johns Hopkins University
Presented July 2012 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Conducting Focus Groups
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2014 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Designing Research on Research Ethics
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2014 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Quantitative Approaches to ERRE
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2014 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Designing Empirical Research in Scientific Ethics
Gerald P. Koocher, Ph.D., DePaul University
Presented July 2014 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Designing Research on Research Ethics 
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Examining Participant Perspectives on Social and Structural Constraints on Research Involving Sex Workers
Lianne Urada, Ph.D., University of California San Diego
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Designing Research on Research Ethics
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2017 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Goodness-of-Fit Ethics: Theory and Methods for Enhancing the Responsible Conduct of HIV and Drug Abuse Research
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2017 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute
 

Informed Consent and Cultural Competence

Legal, Ethical Professional, and Moral Dilemmas Encountered During Ethnographic Research in the Inner City
Eloise Dunlap. Ph.D., Bruce D. Johnson, Ph.D., & Doris Randolph, National Development and Research Institute
Presented July 2011 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Multicultural Competence and HIV Prevention Research Ethics: Foundational Competencies Across Six Domain Areas
Joseph Ponterotto, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2011 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Informed Consent in Research with Drug Users: Addressing Ethical Concerns
Sherry Deren, Ph.D., & Angela Banfield, NYU College of Nursing
Presented July 2013 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Enhancing HIV Vaccine Trial Consent Preparedness among Drug Users
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2014 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Neurocognitive & Cultural factors Influencing Informed Consent in HIV+ and At-Risk Populations
Monica Rivera-Mindt, Ph.D., Fordham University/Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Presented July 2014 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Informed Consent to Research among Individuals with Substance Use Disorders
David Festinger, Ph.D., Treatment Research Institute
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Self-Consent for HIV Prevention Research Involving Sexual and Gender Minority Youth
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2016 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Empirical Assessment of Informed Consent, Voluntariness, and Social Harms in Research involving Individuals with Substance Use Disorders
David S. Festinger, Ph.D., Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Presented July 2017 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Neurocognitive & Cultural Factors for Research Involving HIV+ Latino/a Participants
Monica Rivera-Mindt, Ph.D., Fordham University/Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Presented July 2017 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Changes to the Common Rule: Implications for Informed Consent
David H. Strauss, MD, Columbia University
Presented July 2017 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute
 

Publications and Funding

HIV/AIDS Ethics Research and NIH
Richard A. Jenkins, Ph.D., National Institute on Drug Abuse
Presented July 2011 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Conducting Rigorous Qualitative Research: General Competence and Application to HIV Prevention Research Ethics Proposals
Joseph Ponterotto, Ph.D., Fordham University
Presented July 2011 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Considerations for NIDA/NIH Funding in HIV/AIDS Ethics Research
Richard A. Jenkins, Ph.D., National Institute on Drug Abuse
Presented July 2012 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

How to Best Utilize Mentoring Relationships
Scyatta A. Wallace, Ph.D., St. John's University
Presented July 2012 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Writing for the Peer-Reviewed Literature
Sean Philpott, Ph.D., Clarkson University
Presented July 2013 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Writing Grants and for the Peer-Reviewed Literature
Sean Philpott, Ph.D., Clarkson University
Presented July 2013 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Presenting the Results of Ethics Research Projects
Sean Philpott-Jones, Ph.D., Clarkson University
Presented July 2014 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Considerations for NIDA/NIH Funding in HIV/AIDS Ethics Research
Richard A. Jenkins, Ph.D., National Institute on Drug Abuse
Presented July 2017 at the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute