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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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Change to CITI Responsible Conduct of Research Course
Effective November 25, 2014, the CITI Program will replace its collection of existing RCR basic courses with one new basic course. If you start the current course, you must complete the course before the 25th or start over with the new basic course. Learn More »
New Online Database of Country Specific Regulatory Information
NIH agency develops online database for international research Learn More »
Extended IRB Approval Periods
Effective immediately, the IRB will have the ability to extend the approval period for certain non-exempt research to 3 years rather than requiring annual review. 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 »