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GDPR - Effective May 25, 2018
The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, 2018.  Visit HRPO A-Z Learn More »
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 »
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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LRC Series: IRB 101 for New Coordinators Submitting Minimal Risk Studies

This session will provide a new coordinator the basic skills to manage a study that will be submitted for expedited review.  Join Larry to learn about the role and responsibilities of the IRB,... Larry Ivanco, MSW, HRPO Research Review Analyst, Melissa Miklos, MSL, CIP - Associate Director, HRPO Thursday, August 23, 12:00 PM EDT 2018 Learn More »

HRPO Seminar: September 2018

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Tuesday, September 11, 12:00 PM EDT 2018 Learn More »
HRPO Seminar: October 2018

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Tuesday, October 09, 12:00 PM EDT 2018 Learn More »