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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 »


Important Information Regarding HIPAA Training for Researchers
The CITI Privacy and Information Security Course has replaced the HIPAA for Researchers ISER module. Learn More »
PA Supreme Court Decision & Informed Consent
The HRPO will operate under the current policy for informed consent outlined in the HRPO Policy and Procedure Manual, Chapter 13 (Obtaining Consent)
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January 25, 2018 is the new date for Single IRB Review
NIH has extended the effective date of the NIH Policy on the Use of a Single Institutional Review Board for Multi-Site Research to January 25, 2018.     Learn More »



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, March 28, 11:00 AM EDT 2018 Learn More »

HRPO Seminar: April 2018

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Tuesday, April 10, 12:00 PM EDT 2018 Learn More »
HRPO Seminar: June 2018

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Tuesday, June 12, 12:00 PM EDT 2018 Learn More »