Kristine A Wong

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OBJECTIVES Institutional review boards (IRBs), designed to protect individual study participants, do not routinely assess community consent, risks, and benefits. Community groups are establishing ethics review processes to determine whether and how research is conducted in their communities. To strengthen the ethics review of community-engaged research, we(More)
Partnerships between communities and higher educational institutions as a strategy for social change are gaining recognition and momentum. Community-based participatory research partnerships, for example, are increasingly viewed as key to understanding and eliminating health disparities. Despite being formed with the best of intentions, however, authentic(More)
Many untenured faculty find they must choose between 'doing the work that would contribute to career advancement' and doing the work of the institution in linking with communities and educating students. (Richards 1996) A university's values are most clearly described by its promotion and tenure policy and by the criteria used to evaluate faculty members.(More)
These comments are being submitted by Kristine Wong ( on behalf of a group listed below Guiding principles and priorities We urge NIH to embrace Dr. Zerhouni's strategy of the 4 th " P, " which stands for " Participatory "-along with " Predictive, " " Preemptive, " and " Personalized " as the guiding principles to transform the(More)
1. What are the most significant trends, developments, and/or needs in biomedical research that are likely to materialize over the next five years, and what can NCRR do to be prepared to respond to them? We believe the significant trends, developments, and needs described below should be addressed by NCRR in its strategic plan. Although we realize the focus(More)
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