Challenges in the Ethical Review of Peer Support Interventions

Ethical review processes have become increasingly complex. We have examined how 8 collaborating diabetes peer-support clinical trials were assessed by ethics committees.

David Simmons, MD1,2⇑, Christopher Bunn, PhD3, Fred Nakwagala, MD4, Monika M. Safford, MD5, Guadalupe X. Ayala, PhD, MPH6, Michaela Riddell, PhD7, Jonathan Graffy, MD8 and Edwin B. Fisher, PhD9,10