Michael Kalichman

Dr. Kalichman, trained in engineering and neuropharmacology, has taught research ethics for over 25 years. He is founding director of the UC San Diego Research Ethics Program (1997), the San Diego Research Ethics Consortium (2006), and the Ethics Service (2010) for the NIH CTSA-funded UC San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute; and he is co-founding director for the Center for Ethics in Science and Technology (2004).

Kalichman has taught train-the-trainer, research ethics workshops throughout the U.S. as well as Central and South America, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. With support from the Office of Research Integrity, he created one of the first online resources for the teaching of research ethics, Resources for Research Ethics Education (1999). He leads NIH- and NSF-funded research on goals, content, and methods for teaching research ethics.  Internationally, he has had lead roles with representatives of Korea, Taiwan, China, and Japan in setting national research ethics agendas, and is now helping to establish the Asia Pacific Research Integrity (APRI) network.