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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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Extended IRB Approval Periods
Effective immediately, the IRB will have the ability to extend the approval period for certain non-exempt research to 3 years rather than requiring annual review. Learn More »
New Web-Based Survey Tool Available
University of Pittsburgh has obtained a site license for the Qualtrics survey service which is available at no cost. Learn More »
New Archiving Process for Exempt Studies Only
Exempt studies will now be archived in OSIRIS after 3 years of inactivity. 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 »