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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 »


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 »
New Version of Qualtrics
If you have recently logged in to the Qualtrics Survey Service, you may have noticed that Qualtrics Insight is now available. 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 »