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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 »
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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 »
Staffing Changes at HRPO
Existing staff members, Erin Grabowski and Michelle Lemenager have transitioned to new positions. 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 »

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HRPO Seminar: Protection or Paternalism? Rethinking the Ethics of Research with Vulnerable People

A central requirement for the ethical conduct of research is the fully informed consent of a competent individual who is free to exercise his or her own will without restriction and free from... Judith Navratil, MA, CIP Tuesday, April 11, 12:00 PM EDT 2017 Learn More »

HRPO Seminar: New Reportable Event Requirements

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Jamie Zelazny, PhD, HRPO Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Richard Guido, MD, HRPO Chair Tuesday, June 06, 12:00 PM EDT 2017 Learn More »
HRPO Seminar: July

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Tuesday, July 11, 12:00 PM EDT 2017 Learn More »