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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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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 »
New NIH Policy for Genomic Data Sharing
NIH has released a policy for Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) which requires investigators to incorporate a genomic data sharing plan in the ‘resource sharing’ section of their application.  This policy applies to proposals and applications submitted after January 25, 2015. Learn More »

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HRPO Seminar: Public Input for Changes to Reportable Events Policy

The Human Research Protection Office is considering changes to the reportable event policies and procedures and we would like your input!

Jamie Zelazny, PhD, HRPO Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Richard Guido, MD, HRPO Chair Tuesday, May 23, 12:00 PM EDT 2017 Learn More »
HRPO Seminar: Using SMART IRB & Single IRB Review

Join Jean Barone to find out the advantages of using SMART IRB.  She will also revisit the processes that are in place for Pitt to serve as the single IRB of record or to accept the review of... Jean Barone, HRPO Director Tuesday, June 06, 12:00 PM EDT 2017 Learn More »

HRPO Seminar: July

Please check back for more information

Tuesday, July 11, 12:00 PM EDT 2017 Learn More »