NIH Final Policy for Data Management and Sharing
The NIH has issued a Final Policy for Data Management and Sharing that will go into effecton January 25, 2023.
2022 HRP Holiday Schedule
The Human Research Protection division will be closed for Thanksgiving on November 24 and 25, 2022. HRP will also be closed for Winter Break from December 23, 2022, until January 3, 2023. The...
September 2022 HRP Events
Electronic Data Management Update
The Electronic Data Management page in PittPRO has been updated
Important Update: Vincent Payment Solutions
On Thursday, March 31, 2022 University of Pittsburgh Purchase, Pay and Travel issued the following message to Vincent Payment Solutions System Users:
Dear Vincent Payment Solutions System...
Modifications for PittBox Migration
The University of Pittsburgh is currently migrating away from PittBox. As a result,...
Reliance Specialist Staff Vacancy (7/19/21)
HRP Staff and Vice Chair Updates
Committee Vice Chair Changes
Sue Beers, PhD, Vice Chair for Committee D retired at the end of June 2021. Although we will miss her leadership, Committee D will carry on...
Budgeting for the PITT Institutional Review Board (IRB) to Serve as Single IRB for Multi-Site Studies
sIRB for multi-site research now must budget for direct costs for applications
Guidance on Who May Obtain Informed Consent
HRP has received many questions regarding the policy on who is permitted to obtain informed consent. In order to provide clarification, a new guidance document has been created and can be found...
HRP Holiday Schedule
The Human Research Protection office will be closed for Thanksgiving break November 26 - 30, 2020. In addition, the office will be closed for Winter Break from December 24, 2020 until January 4,...
Tier 3 Studies to Cease In-Person Interactions
Pitt’s Health Care Advisory Group (HCAG) has recommended that the University’s Tier 3 research activities in Allegheny County be conducted remotely without in-person study visits until further...
COVID-19 Pandemic: Pitt's Actions
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher released an announcement regarding the proactive steps that...