Expert Guidance by Christopher G. Blood, JD, MA


Chair of Naval Health Research Center Institutional Review Board February 2002 – January 2013; January 2014 – January 2016.  Experience in FDA regulated protocols such as vaccine safety and medical device development, as well as research protocols in the areas of performance testing in harsh operational conditions (heat/cold stressors, hypoxia), epidemiology, survey administration, registry development, disease surveillance, physiological testing, and brain imaging. Provided review and guidance of foreign studies including those of the DHAPP (DoD HIV program) and other surveillance efforts. Responsible for development of local IRB instruction, research misconduct instruction, and research ethics training instruction.

Human Research Protection Official (DFARS contracting requirement) – November 2015 through January 2016.
HIPAA Privacy Officer. 2003 – 2013; January 2014 – January 2016. 
Interim Research Integrity Leader, April 2015 – September 2015. 


Blood CG. The Law of Informed Consent: Treating Brandt a Little More Like Miranda,  Journal of Medicine and Law

Blood CG, Puyana JC, et. al.  An Assessment of the Potential for Reducing Future Combat Deaths Through Medical Technologies and Training,  Journal of Trauma

Blood CG. A Comparison of Postdeployment Hospitalization Incidence Between Vietnam and Gulf War Veterans, Military Medicine

Blood CG.  Illness Incidence During Military Operations As A Soft Operations Factor, Military Operations Research

  Burkle FM, Newland C, Blood CG.  Emergency Medicine in the Persian Gulf- Battlefield Casualties.  Annals of  Emergency Medicine 


  The above combination of research and regulatory experience demonstrates that Mr. Chris Blood understands the role of the Principal Investigator as well as comprehends what needs to be done to stay compliant with existing federal and DoD regulations governing human subjects research. The perspective gained in these research and regulatory roles allows Mr. Blood to not only identify where regulatory breaches may be imminent, but to also work with Investigators and Institutions to devise solutions such that the research can go forward in a compliant manner.


Contact Christopher Blood at attorney@straightarrowservices or (619) 804-2486

to discuss how he might assist your Human Research Protection Program 




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Christopher Blood, owner of STRAIGHT ARROW REAL ESTATE CONSULTING, is the instructor for tutoring sessions in the San Diego area. He is a licensed attorney (#215036) who has extensively studied Property Law, Contract Law, and Administrative Law - three major areas tested on CA Department of Real Estate (DRE) exams. In addition, the instructor has passed the Real Estate Salesperson Exam and the Broker's Exam since their last major updates, and is licensed as a CA Broker (#01410836). Mr. Blood teaches college-level Real Estate classes and this combination of education and experience makes the instructor uniquely qualified to provide DRE exam preparation.