Human Subject: An Investigational Memoir

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AHA! (Alphabetical Hodgepodge of Abbreviations)

AAHRPP – Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc.

ADA – American Dental Association

AE – adverse event

AMA – American Medical Association

APA – American Psychological Association

CIP – Certified IRB Professional

CIRCARE – Citizens For Responsible Care and Research

COI – conflict of interest

CRC – Clinical Research Center

DSM – Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

ECG – electrocardiogram

ERP – event-related potential

FDA – U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FOIA – Freedom of Information Act

FWA – Federal Wide Assurance

GAD – generalized anxiety disorder

GPZ – Guinea Pig Zero (Web site and book)

HHS – U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

HIPAA – Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

HIT – Human Intelligence Task (at Amazon Mechanical Turk)

HSV-1 – Herpes simplex virus, type 1

HSV-2 – Herpes simplex virus, type 2

IOM – Institute of Medicine

IRB – Institutional Review Board

JAMA – Journal of the American Medical Association

K-SADS-PL – Kiddie-SADS-Present and Lifetime Version

NBAC – National Bioethics Advisory Committee

NCCAM – National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

NCPHSBBR – National Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research

NHLB – National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

NIA – National Institute on Aging

NIH – National Institutes of Health

NRA – National Research Act

OCR – Office of Civil Rights (at HHS); optical character recognition

OHRP – Office for Human Research Protections

PHI – protected health information

PHN – post-herpetic neuralgia

PI – Principal Investigator

PRIM&R – Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research

SACHRP – Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protection

SSRI – Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor

VZV – Varicella zoster

WHO – World Health Organization

WMA – World Medical Association


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