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Camille Nebeker, MS, EdD

Associate Professor, Family Medicine and Public Health, UC San Diego

Dr. Camille Nebeker is an Associate Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Nebeker is affiliated with the Divisions of Behavioral Medicine and Global Health in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health. She also holds an adjunct faculty appointment with the San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health and is an affiliated investigator with the UC San Diego Research Ethics Program. Dr. Nebeker’s research focuses on the design of research/bioethics educational initiatives designed for traditional and non-traditional learners with a goal of trainee’s understanding and appreciation of factors that influence the ethical and responsible conduct of research. Project BRIC (Building Research Integrity and Capacity), for example, has developed research ethics education for community members who have little/no formal academic research training yet, assist academic researchers to implement community- and clinic-based health research. Dr. Nebeker is also exploring the ethical dimensions of biomedical research (i.e., informed consent, risk assessment, data management) that leverages emerging technologies to collect personal health data (PHD). Dr. Nebeker is project director/principal investigator for the Connected and Open Research Ethics (CORE) initiative supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the UC San Diego Chancellor’s Interdisciplinary Collaboratory Fellowship program and Project BRIC, which is supported by the federal Office of Research Integrity (ORI). Dr. Nebeker’s research has received continuous support from intra/extramural sources since 2002.