Commissioned Papers

Ethical Issues Regarding HIV/AIDS Research Among Prisoners

Theodore M. Hammett, Ph.D., Abt Associates, Inc.

10 Years of HIV/AIDS Research Behind Bars: Time for Change

Jason Farley, Ph.D.(c), MPH, CRNP, The Johns Hopkins University

Rethinking the Ethics of Research Involving Prisoners

Alex London, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University

Research with Prisoners: A Reexamination of Ethical Foundations

Mary Anderlik Majumder, J.D., Ph.D., Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Current Status of the Process of Mental Health Research and Substance Abuse Research with Prisoners: Practical Burdens and Benefits of the Current System

Robert Trestman, Ph.D., M.D., University of Connecticut Health Center


Former Prisoners/Prisoner Advocates Liaison Group

Edward Anthony, Philadelphia, PA

Jack Beck, Esq., Correctional Association of New York

Debra Breuklander, MECCA

James J. Dahl, Ph.D., Phoenix House

Allen Hornblum, M.A., M.P.A., Temple University

Daniel S. Murphy, Ph.D., Appalachian State University

Barry Nakell, Esq., North Carolina Prisoner Legal Services, Inc.

Osvaldo Rivera, LADC I, Span, Inc.

Jeffrey Ian Ross, Ph.D., University of Baltimore

Jean Scott, Phoenix House

Human Research Protections (OHRP) discussed the current federal regulations and their goals for this Institute of Medicine (IOM) project. Perspectives on the current federal regulation and needed changes were also provided by representatives of the prisoner advocacy community, bioethics researchers, prison services researcher, and a representative from the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). The second was a workshop in Washington, D.C., on May 4, 2005. This public workshop focused on the ethical, legal, regulatory frameworks that underlie research involving prisoners. The committee also heard from representatives of the corrections industry about the practicalities of conducting research in correctional settings. A panel of

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