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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 »


New Global Operations Support
The University of Pittsburgh has recently launched five new global operations support initiatives for faculty, staff, and students traveling abroad for University business, including research. Learn More »
IRB Office has a new name
Effective immediately, the University of Pittsburgh Institutional Review Board (IRB) Office, with the support of the Chancellor and Provost, has been renamed the Human Research Protection Office (HRPO). Learn More »
Reminder about CITI expiration dates
CITI training courses expire every 3 years and CITI will send e-mail reminders 90 days before your courses expire.  It is important to note that the reminders are sent directly by CITI and are not spam messages. 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 »