About the Author

 

Francis L. Macrina, Ph.D. is the Edward Myers Professor of Dentistry and Vice President for Research and Innovation at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), where his research in bacterial pathogenesis was supported by the National Institutes of health for 33 years. He has served on editorial boards of several peer-reviewed journals, and was editor of the journal Plasmid.  He has served on NIH study sections, chaired the Board of Scientific Counselors for the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, and was a member of that institute's National Advisory Council.  Dr. Macrina has been teaching scientific integrity to graduate and postgraduate trainees at VCU for more than 25 years.   
 

 Relevant Publications

Ripley, EBD, Macrina, FL, and Markowitz, M. (2006).  Paying Clinical Research Participants:  One Institution’s Research Ethics Committees’ Perspective.  J. Empirical research on Human Research Ethics 1: 37-44. 

Macrina, FL  (2007).  Scientific Societies and Promotion of the Responsible Conduct of Research: Codes, Policies, and  Education.   Academic Medicine 82: 865-869

Funk, C, Barrett, K, and Macrina FL.  (2007).  Authorship and Publication Practices:  Evaluation of the Effect of Responsible Conduct of Research Instruction to Postdoctoral Trainees.  Accountability in Research 14:269-305

Ripley, E., F.L. Macrina, M. Markowitz, and L. Byrd.  (2008).  To pay or not to pay:  How do we determine participant payment for a clinical study.  J. Clinical Research Best Practices 4 (3).  http://firstclinical.com/journal/2008/0803_Payments.pdf

Ripley, E. and F.L. Macrina  (2010).  Chapter 2. Ethics in Oral Health Research.  In:  Principles in Clinical Oral Health Research.   Pp. 13-36.   William Giannobile, Brian Burt, and Robert Genco, Editors.  Blackwell Press,NY

Ripley, E.,  F.L. Macrina, M. Markowitz, and C. Jennings. 2010.  Why do we pay?  A national survey of investigators and IRB chairpersons.   J. Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics  5:  43-56

Ripley, E.,  F.L. Macrina, M. Markowitz, and C. Jennings. 2010.  Who’s doing the math?  Are we really compensating research participants?  J. Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics  5:  57-65

Macrina, F. L. 2011.  Undergraduate education in the responsible conduct of research.  ASBMB Today.  April 2011.  pp. 32-33. 
(online:  http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/asbmbtoday_article.aspx?id=12236)

Macrina, F. L. 2011. Teaching Authorship and Publication Practices in the Biomedical and Life Sciences.  Science and Engineering Ethics 17:341-354. PMID 21533836).

Macrina, F. L. 2011. Digitizing the Coin of the Realm.  American Scientist 99: 378-381.http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/pub/2011/5/digitizing-the-coin-of-the-realm

Ripley, E., M. Markowitz, A. Nichols-Casebolt, L. Williams, and F.L. Macrina.  2012. Guiding the Next Generation of NIH Investigators in the Responsible Conduct of Research:  The Role of the Mentor.   Accountability in Research 19:  209-219.

Ripley, E., M. Markowitz, A. Nichols-Casebolt, L. Williams, and F.L. Macrina.  2012. Training NIH K-Award Recipients:  The Role of the Mentor.  Clinical and Translational Science.  Clinical and Translational Science 5:  386-393.

 
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Contributing Authors

 

Chapter 2.    Ethics and the Scientist:  

Bruce A. Fuchs, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Chapter 5.    Use of Humans in Biomedical Experimentation:

Paul S. Swerdlow, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Oncology (Hematology/Oncology) and Pediatrics
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan

                                                               
Chapter 6.    Use of Animals in Biomedical Experimentation:

Bruce A. Fuchs, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Chapter 7.    Competing Interests in Research:

S. Gaylen Bradley, Ph.D.
Dean Emeritus, Basic Health Sciences
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia

Chapter 8.    Collaborative Research:

L. Michelle Bennett, Ph.D.
Deputy Scientific Director, Division of Intramural Research
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Chapter 9.    Research Data and Intellectual Property:

Thomas D. Mays, Ph.D., J.D.
Counsel for Intellectual Property
Bureau of Competition
Federal Trade Commission
Washington, District of Columbia

Chapter 11.  Science, Technology, and Society:

Cindy L. Munro, Ph.D., R.N., ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FAAAS
Associate Dean of Research and Innovation, Professor
University of South Florida College of Nursing
Tampa, Florida

Appendix I.  Surveys as Tools for Training in Scientific Integrity:

Michael W. Kalichman, Ph.D.
Director, Research Ethics Program
& Professor of Pathology
University of California, San Diego

 

 

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