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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 »
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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 »

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HRPO Seminar: The Common Rule Delay, PittPro System & other HRPO News

On January 18, 2018, The US Department of Health and Human Services and 15 other federal departments and agencies announced a six month delay of the effective date and general compliance date of... Jean Barone, CIP - Director, HRPO, Melissa Miklos, MSL, CIP - Associate Director, HRPO, Richard Guido, MD, CIP - Chair, HRPO Thursday, January 25, 12:00 PM EST 2018 Learn More »

Consent Summary and Elements of Consent

Effective January 19, 2018 revisions to the Code of Federal Regulations will require that the informed consent process must begin with a concise and focused presentation of key information.

Judy Navaratil, MA, CIP - Research Review Analyst, Allison Gerger, MPH, CIP - Research Review Analyst, Nena Ansare, BA - Research Review Analyst Tuesday, January 30, 12:00 PM EST 2018 Learn More »
Consent Summary and Elements of Consent

Registration is FULL.  This session may be repeated in the future upon receipt of guidance from DHHS.

Judy Navaratil, MA, CIP - Research Review Analyst, Allison Gerger, MPH, CIP - Research Review Analyst, Nena Ansari, BA - Research Review Analyst Tuesday, January 30, 12:00 PM EST 2018 Learn More »