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Qualtrics Survey System
The University of Pittsburgh has obtained a site license for the Qualtrics survey system which is available for all Learn More »


New Global Operations Support
The University of Pittsburgh has recently launched five new global operations support initiatives for faculty, staff, and students traveling abroad for University business, including research. Learn More »
IRB Office has a new name
Effective immediately, the University of Pittsburgh Institutional Review Board (IRB) Office, with the support of the Chancellor and Provost, has been renamed the Human Research Protection Office (HRPO). Learn More »
Reminder about CITI expiration dates
CITI training courses expire every 3 years and CITI will send e-mail reminders 90 days before your courses expire.  It is important to note that the reminders are sent directly by CITI and are not spam messages. Learn More »



Orientation to Research Fundamentals

This intensive two day workshop covers the basic concepts required to successfully coordinate a research study and provides an overview of the research resources and regulatory requirements for... Tuesday, May 03, 8:30 AM EDT 2016 Learn More »

New Data Security Review Process

During the past two years, HRPO has been actively collaborating with Sean Sweeney and his staff to educate the research community on security best practices and introduce tools/services available... Richard Guido, MD, IRB Chair, Sean Sweeney, Pitt Information Security Officer Tuesday, May 03, 9:30 AM EDT 2016 Learn More »

Study Documentation Guidance for FDA Regulated Research

The program is sponsored by:
Office for Investigator-Sponsored IND and IDE Support (O3IS)
Education and Compliance Office for Human Subject Research (ECO)

Cynthia Kern, O3IS Director, Kelly Dornin-Koss, ECO Director Thursday, May 26, 9:30 AM EDT 2016 Learn More »