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Common Rule Implementation Delayed
The final revisions to the Common Rule (Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects) will now become effective 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 »
Pitt Awarded Full Reaccreditation!
The University of Pittsburgh Human Research Protection Program has been awarded Full Accreditation from the 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 »


Common Rule Effective Date Delay
OHRP announced the delay of the effective date and general compliance date for the 2018 Revised Common Rule until July 19, 2018 Learn More »
Common Rule 2018: Implementation and Transition
The final revisions to the Common Rule (Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects) will become effective on January 19, 2018. Learn More »
NIH Changes to Certificates of Confidentiality
NIH will automatically issue Certificates of Confidentiality to all research funded by NIH that is collecting or using identifiable, sensitive information. Learn More »



Single IRB of Record

The National Institute of Health (NIH) issued a federal policy that requires certain types of NIH-funded studies to use a single IRB (sIRB).

Michelle LeMenager, BS, CIP - HRPO Reliance Specialist Tuesday, February 27, 12:00 PM EST 2018 Learn More »
HRPO Seminar: Vincent - Great Changes on the Horizon!

Join George Cerminara in this discussion about Vincent.  As a joint venture between the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC, Vincent was developed as the next generation of our WePay software.

George Cerminara, University of Pittsburgh Finance Tuesday, March 13, 12:00 PM EDT 2018 Learn More »
HRPO Seminar: April 2018

Please check back for additional information

Tuesday, April 10, 12:00 PM EDT 2018 Learn More »