Contested Illnesses Research Group
Brown University , Providence RI
The Community Outreach and Translation Core provides education and capacity-building for project staff, hospital staff, patients, and the broad community. As well, it seeks to act in a strong ethical fashion and communicate that approach to all involved. Further, the Core seeks to provide the major outlet for making the Formative Center a vital children’s environmental health resource for the state.
We develop ethics model for the research use of fetal tissue and provide ethics education and consultation to Formative Center staff.
We provide ethics education, outreach, and consultation for hospital staff and IRB.
We provide education and capacity-building for patients on fetal tissue research and informed consent.
We provide education and capacity building for the broad public, both in Rhode Island and nationally.
We provide education for the overall Brown University community.
We publish research articles on ethics of fetal tissue research.
For full information on the research projects and cores of the Formative Children's Environmental Health Center, see:
Formative Center for the Evaluation of Environmental Impacts on Fetal Development