This is a blog about human-subjects research ethics. (Human-subjects research is part of the larger topic of bioethics or health-care ethics.)
The Research Ethics Blog is written primarily by Nancy Walton, Ph.D., (with occasional postings by Chris MacDonald, Ph.D.)
Nancy Walton, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Nursing in Stephanie Cockwell School of Nursing at Ryerson University. She teaches ethics in the MN program as well as Ethics in Health care and Professional Issues in the undergraduate collaborative program. Dr. Walton has held the position of the Chair of the Ryerson University Research Ethics Board since 2004.
Chris MacDonald is an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at Saint Mary’s University.