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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 »


Update on Training Requirements
Effective March 5, 2017, OSIRIS will prohibit the submission of new protocols when any member of the research team is not up-to-date with CITI training on Human Subject Research, Responsible Conduct of Research, or Good Clinical Practice Learn More »
NIH Extends Effective Date of Single IRB Review
NIH has extended the deadline for implementation of single IRB review for multi-site research. Learn More »
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 »



HRPO Seminar: The Pitt+Me® Research Recruitment Program

Join us to learn more about the Pitt+Me® Research Recruitment Program... Margaret Palumbo, MPH Executive Director, PA Cares for Us Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Kerri Jackson Administrator, Research Participant Registry Office Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Heather Theoret Rockwell, MPW Recruitment Facilitator Clinical and Translational Science Institute Tuesday, March 07, 12:00 PM EST 2017 Learn More »

HRPO Seminar: April

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Tuesday, April 04, 12:00 PM EDT 2017 Learn More »
HRPO Seminar: June

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Tuesday, June 06, 12:00 PM EDT 2017 Learn More »