In Accountability in Research, Health Care Attorneys Examine Research Misconduct Recklessness

In The News
September 19, 2023

In an Accountability in Research article, health care partner Mark Barnes, health care associates Minal Caron and Sarah Dohan, and Barbara Bierer, faculty director of the Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard, co-authored an article that discussed definitions of ‘recklessness’ key terms in research misconduct proceedings.

The authors provide a framework for evaluating the circumstances in which past supervisory conduct should be deemed ‘reckless’ and a basis on which a finding of research misconduct may be made.