Challenges in Setting Thresholds for Understanding in Research Informed Consent

February 19, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Kevin Weinfurt, PhD

Lunch provided at NOON. Talk begins at 12:10 pm.

Kevin Weinfurt, PhD is Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Population Health Sciences in the Duke University School of Medicine. He is also professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at Duke University Medical Center and a faculty member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Professor Weinfurt conducts research on measuring patient-reported outcomes, medical decision making, and bioethics. As an educator, he co-directs Duke's masters-level Clinical Research Training Program and has taught undergraduate courses in introductory psychology, judgment and decision making, the psychology of medical decision making; and graduate courses in multivariate statistics and patient-reported outcomes research.