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HRPO Holiday Schedule 2017
The Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) will be closed for Thanksgiving on November 23 and 24, 2017. In addition, 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 »
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Upcoming changes in the 2018 Common Rule - Exemptions
HRPO has formed an Exempt Working Group to revise guidance and provide education on the exemptions in the 2018 Common Rule. 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 »
Important Information Regarding HIPAA Training for Researchers
The CITI Privacy and Information Security Course has replaced the HIPAA for Researchers ISER module. Learn More »

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NIH Clinical Trials Requirements, FORMS-E, the Common Rule, and Single IRB: What You Need to Know

The Human Research Protection Office, Research Conduct and Compliance Office, Clinical & Translational Science Institute, and the Office of Research will be presenting “NIH Clinical... Monday, November 27, 2:00 PM EST 2017 Learn More »