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University of Balamand, Lebanon, the RCR program, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan, and the University of California at San Diego, CA, USA

October 21/22- 2022

In continuation of the series of international conferences held by the Responsible Conduct of Research Program in Jordan and the MENA region, this “7th International Conference on Ethics in the MENA” was virtually hosted by the University of Balamand, Lebanon, the RCR program, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan and the University of California at San Diego, CA, USA. The conference covered the following themes:

1) Predatory journals, open access publishing versus subscription, and related challenges

2) Responsible conduct of research and research ethics

The conference was held virtually on WebEx

conference program

The 7th International Conference on Ethics in the MENA: Predatory Journals and Open Access Publishing University of Balamand, Lebanon, The RCR program, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan and the University of California at San Diego, CA, USA, Oct-21/22, 2022   

 

Opening Session  
3:30 pm-4:00 pmSign in
4:00 pm-4:10 pmOpening Remarks, Prof. Wael Al-delaimy, Director of the Responsible Conduct of Research Program, UCSD, USA
4:10 pm-4:25 pmA directive talk, Prof. Karem Alzoubi, Co-Director of the Responsible Conduct of Research Program, JUST, Jordan.
  
Day 1 (21-Oct-2022) Predatory Journals and Open Access Publishing4:30 pm- 7:30 pm Virtual Meeting Room Co-Chairs:  Prof. Wael Al-delaimy, UCSD, USA, and Prof. Karem Alzoubi, JUST, Jordan
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm (Amman, Jordan, GMT +3)Authors Beware Predatory Journals. Christine Laine, MD, MPH, Editor in Chief, Annals of Internal Medicine, Senior VP, American College of Physicians, Professor of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.  
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm (Amman, Jordan, GMT +3)    What Research Administrators Need to Know About Recognizing Predatory Publishing: Guidance and Best Practices William L. Gannon, Ph.D., Director, Academic Integrity & Research Ethics (AIRE program), Research Faculty, Biology & Museum of Southwestern Biology, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA  
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm (Amman, Jordan, GMT +3)  Open Access is the future, but it is not free. Joel Kaufman, Professor, Epidemiology, Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences, Professor, Medicine – General Internal Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm (Amman, Jordan, GMT +3)  Discussion Panel: (Panelists) , MD, MPH, Editor in Chief, Annals of Internal Medicine, Senior VP, American College of Physicians, Professor of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Ph.D., Director, Academic Integrity & Research Ethics (AIRE program), Research Faculty, Biology & Museum of Southwestern Biology, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USAProfessor, Epidemiology, Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences, Professor, Medicine – General Internal Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Professor, Director, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, University of Miami, FL, USA.
7:30 pm – 7:50 pm (Amman, Jordan, GMT +3)    Knowledge and Attitudes toward Predatory Journals in Low-resourced countries: The Moroccan Experience Dr. Nadia El Kadmiri, Polydisciplinary Faculty of Taroudant, Ibn Zohr University, Morocco.
7:50 pm – 8:10 pm (Amman, Jordan, GMT +3)    Preprints, to do or not to do? Dr.  Alaa Abouelfetouh, College of Pharmacy, Alexandria University, Egypt
8:10 pm – 8:30 pm     Conclusions and Recommendations
Day 2 (22-Oct-2022) Responsible Conduct of Research  4:00 pm-7:00 pm Virtual Meeting Room Co-Chairs: Prof. Omar Khabour, JUST, Jordan, and Prof. Nivine Abbas, University of Balamand, Lebanon, Mr. Emile Whaibeh, University of Balamand
4:00 pm – 4:20 pm (Amman, Jordan, GMT +3)Knowledge and Awareness of Authorship Practices Among Health Science Students: A Cross-Sectional Study. Wisam Ismail, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
4:20 pm – 4:40 pm (Amman, Jordan, GMT +3)    Knowledge and Perceptions of Honorary Authorship among Health Care Researchers: Online Cross‑sectional Survey Data from the Middle East Mayis Aldughmi, The School of Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Jordan, Jordan.
4:40 pm – 5:00 pm   (Amman, Jordan, GMT +3)  Knowledge and practice of patients’ data sharing and confidentiality among nurses in Jordan Sawsan Abuhammad, Faculty of Nursing, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
5:00 pm – 5:20 pm (Amman, Jordan, GMT +3)     Ethical considerations for conducting research with children Nivine Abbas, University of Balamand, Lebanon
5:20 pm – 5:40 pm (Amman, Jordan, GMT +3)    Knowledge, practices, and patterns of data confidentiality among pharmacists in a developing country Lobna Ghariabeh, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Amman Ahliyya University, Amman, Jordan.
5:40 pm – 6:00 pm (Amman, Jordan, GMT +3)     The Value of Autonomy in Herbal Medicine Use and Disclosure Among Patients with Chronic Diseases Suhaib Muflih, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan.
6:00 pm – 6:20 pm   (Amman, Jordan, GMT +3)  Launching a birth cohort for environmental health research in a low-resource setting: ethical perspectives and lessons learned from the EELI Study. Emile Whaibeh, University of Balamand, Lebanon
6:20 pm – 6:40 pm     Conclusions and Recommendations

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