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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 »
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 Data Security Review Process
HRPO is pleased to announce that we are ready to initiate the new data security review process for all new studies effective November 6, 2016. We have been collaborating with Sean Sweeney, Pitt Chief Information Security Officer, and his staff over the past year to develop guidance documents, a data security assessment form, and a formal data security review process by his staff at CSSD. Learn More »
Orientation to Research Fundamentals-Basics for Research Coordinators
This intensive two-day workshop to be held on October 11-12, 2016 will cover the basic concepts required to successfully coordinate a research study and provides an overview of the research resources and regulatory requirements for conducting clinical research at the University of Pittsburgh. Learn More »
New NIH Policy on the Use of a Single IRB for Multi-Site Research
The goal of this policy is to enhance and streamline the IRB review process in the context of multi-site research so that research can proceed as effectively and expeditiously as possible. Learn More »

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Transitions, Continuing Reviews and Modifications in PittPRO

Join the IRB to discuss the timelines and procedures for transitioning OSIRIS protocols to PittPRO.

Melissa Miklos, MSL, CIP - HRPO Associate Director Thursday, June 27, 12:00 PM EDT 2019 Learn More »
Transitions, Continuing Reviews and Modifications in PittPRO

Join the IRB to discuss the timelines and procedures for transitioning OSIRIS protocols to PittPRO.

Melissa Miklos, MSL, CIP - HRPO Associate Director, Jean Barone, CIP - HRPO Director Thursday, July 11, 12:00 PM EDT 2019 Learn More »
HRPO Seminar: Determining if an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) is Required for Clinical Investigations of Medical Devices

Use of an investigational device in a clinical investigation may or may not require submission of an IDE application to the FDA.

Dennis Swanson, MS - Professor, School of Pharmacy, Research Conduct and Compliance Office, University of Pittsburgh, Richard Guido, MD, CIP - Chair, University of Pittsburgh Institutional Review Board Tuesday, July 16, 12:00 PM EDT 2019 Learn More »