Clinical Practice


THE IMPACT OF THE FDA MODERNIZATION ACT ON THE RECRUITMENT OF CHILDREN FOR RESEARCH Vera Hassner Sharav Published in ETHICAL HUMAN SCIENCES & SERVICES Summer 2003, vol. 5 pp. 83-108 Abstract This paper argues that contrary to the claims made by the research stakeholders in industry, academia and government, the […]

The Impact of the FDA Modernization Act on the Recruitment ...


Pharma’s Pervasive Influence Corrupts Medicine both sides of Atlantic Tue, 4 Oct 2005 The focus of criticism in medicine has shifted from cost and barriers to access to treatments to an examination of the safety and benefit of current treatments. The pharmaceutical industry’s corrupting influence on physicians, academic researchers, the […]

Pharma's Pervasive Influence Corrupts Medicine both sides of Atlantic


British Psychiatrists Debate: “Clinical trials of antidepressant medications are producing meaningless results” Wed, 27 Aug 2003 “The fact that most people support the psychopharmacological orthodoxy is, in itself, no argument and it is important to examine the evidence before drawing conclusions.” The psychiatric establishment is on trial–its foundation and claimed […]

British Psychiatrists Debate: "Clinical trials of antidepressant medications are producing ...



Protecting Human Subjects in Research: Are Current Safeguards Adequate? AHRP Testimony submitted to Congressional Committee April 23, 2002 Vera Hassner Sharav, President, and John H. Noble, Jr., Ph.D., steering committee member, The Alliance for Human Research Protection (AHRP), before the Subcommittee on Public Health, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & […]

Protecting Human Subjects in Research: Are Current Safeguards Adequate?


Doctors Without Borders: Why you can’t trust medical journals anymore Thu, 6 May 2004 Shannon Brownlee’s article in The Washington Monthly documents how conflicts of interest in medical research affect the integrity of research reports. Hear an interview with Shannon Brownlee on NPR at: http://www.npr.org/features/feature.php?wfId=1874563 The article, Doctors Without Borders, […]

Doctors Without Borders: Why you can't trust medical journals anymore


National Assoc School Psychologists Communiqué Re: Paxil, SSRIs Thu, 18 Dec 2003 In a Communiqué to its membership about regulatory action to protect children from the hazards of Paxil and other antidepressants, The National Association of School Psychologists acknowledges the leading role played by The Alliance for Human Research Protection […]

National Assoc School Psychologists Communiqué Re: Paxil, SSRIs



Landmark Decision: Jury awards $635,177 Damages for Memory Loss from Electroshock Fri, 8 Jul 2005 Below is a press release by Linda Andre, president of Committee for Truth in Psychiatry (CTIP) about the first ever lawsuit in which a jury found a psychiatrist who referred a patient for intensive electroshock […]

Landmark Decision: Jury awards $635,177 Damages for Memory Loss from ...


An Open Letter to Officials of the National Institute of Mental Health Fri, 30 Apr 2004 ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP) Promoting openness and full disclosure http://www.ahrp.org From: Vera Hassner Sharav, President David Cohen, Ph.D. Secretary The ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP)     To: Thomas Insell, MD, […]

An Open Letter to Officials of the National Institute of ...




DHHS Reverses its Legal Position Petitioning FOR Federal Whistleblower Protection for Dr. Fishbein Thu, 3 Feb 2005 The Washington Post reports: “Department of Health and Human Services filed a legal petition this week in support of an employee the department is trying to fire. HHS told the Merit Systems Protection […]

DHHS Reverses its Legal Position Petitioning FOR Whistleblower Protection for ...