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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: Exempt Submissions 101

The purpose of this session is to provide an overview of the federal criteria for “exempt” submissions.  It is often difficult to determine whether your project meets one of the exempt categories... Dana DiVirgilio, MPH, CIP - HRPO Research Review Analyst Wednesday, June 27, 10:00 AM EDT 2018 Learn More »

HRPO Seminar: July 2018

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Tuesday, July 10, 12:00 PM EDT 2018 Learn More »
LRC Series: New University of Pittsburgh Requirements for Reportable Events

This is a repeat of the HRPO Seminar presented on June 12, 2018.

Richard Guido, MD, CIP - IRB Chair, Ann Lee, MSN, CRNP, RN - Regulatory Affiars Specialist Thursday, July 12, 1:00 PM EDT 2018 Learn More »