September 4, 2001
Frost named first VP for
Susan will bring her professional training and experience, her
intimate knowledge of Emory, and her broad association with peer research
universities to bear on the efforts we as leaders share, Chace said.
As the new function takes shape, she and I will seek your specific
advice about shaping and conducting this work.
In her time in IPR, Frost has worked on the Luce series, Emory intellectual
initiatives and faculty scholarship in Atlanta, the Commission on Teaching
and the University Council on Teaching. She also founded the faculty newsletter
Johns Hopkins issues report
on subject death
The panel of outside experts, convened to review the June 2 death of
a volunteer in an asthma research study, did say they were pleased
with the corrective action plan submitted to the [Office for Human Research
protections] and their acceptance of it, and were confident
that these actions will correct and improve clinical research at Johns
Prior to the corrective action plan, the review panel described the relationship
between Hopkins and federal officials as adversarial and said
Hopkins IRBs were overwhelmed and rarely discussed experiments before
voting on them.
In 1999, Emory increased its monthly human investigations committees from two to four as part of an effort to upgrade its own IRB processes.
She liked everyone, said May Nelson, administrative assistant
in medical school admissions. She was a real people person; applicants
enjoyed talking to her. She was a good person to work with because she
worked her way up through the office and knew all the steps. Shell
be hard to replace.
Her memorial service will be held Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation at 1025 Mt. Vernon Highway in northwest Atlanta.