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COVID-19: HRPO Updates
The staff for all ORP offices are working remotely and continue to operate as usual. Updates and Resources are Learn More »
HRP Holiday Schedule
The Human Research Protection office will be closed for Thanksgiving break November 26 - 30, 2020. In addition, the Learn More »
Single IRB Review
SMART IRB is just one of the possiblities available for Single IRB Review.  Learn about the processes that are in Learn More »
Let HRPO Help You
Researchers can request any service through askirb@pitt.edu.  A HRPO representative can present to your class, consult Learn More »


IRB Town Hall Session Recordings Available
For those of you who were unable to attend, the recordings are now available. Learn More »
All Studes Must Transition to PittPRO by July 30, 2020
Modifications and new studies will not be processed for those investigators not transitioning Learn More »
PittPRO Transition of Studies: Released from Continuing Review
All studies must be transitioned into PittPRO by July 30, 2020 Learn More »



Genomic Data Sharing: Words Matter (10/22/2020)

This virtual session will provide researchers with basic information about the NIH Genomic Data Sharing policy and language that should be included in their consent forms.

Erin Holmes Grabowski, BS, CIP - HRPO Quality Assessment Specialist Thursday, October 22, 12:00 PM EDT 2020 Learn More »
IRB 101 for Exempt Studies (10/26/2020)

Are you planning to submit a new study that may be exempt? This workshop is for you!

Dana DiVirgilio, MPH, CIP - Research Review Specialist Monday, October 26, 11:00 AM EDT 2020 Learn More »
Good Research Practices (10/28/2020)

Overseeing a research study can be challenging, especially if you are new to the research environment. This workshop will provide an overview of the various components of Good Research Practices... Kelly Dornin-Koss, Director, ECO-HSR, Melissa Miklos, Associate Director, HRPO, Maggie Soncini, ECO-HSR Coordinator Wednesday, October 28, 8:30 AM EDT 2020 Learn More »