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OSIRIS to PittPRO Transition
OSIRIS studies due for continuing review on or after March 15, 2019 will transition to PittPRO rather than renewing in Learn More »
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 »
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 »
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Common Rule 2018: Implementation and Transition
The final revisions to the Common Rule (Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects) will become effective on January 19, 2018. 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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Considerations When Conducting Research Outside the U.S. (2/17/20)

Conducting international research requires additional permissions, regulatory reviews and other lesser known requirements

Dana DiVirgilio, MPH, CIP - Research Review Specialist, Larry Ivanco, MSW - Research Review Analyst Monday, February 17, 10:00 AM EST 2020 Learn More »
Genomic Data Sharing: Words Matter (2/25/20)

Specific language for data and sample sharing is necessary. Be sure to attend this session to maximize your sharing potential

Erin Holmes Grabowski, BS, CIP - HRPO Quality Assessment Specialist Tuesday, February 25, 12:00 PM EST 2020 Learn More »