OHSRP Newsletter 2020 Q2
Note from the Director
We are approaching the 6-month mark for the consolidation of all the legacy IRBs into the new NIH Intramural IRB (NIH IRB). I know that this has not been the easiest transition for the NIH community, and I thank you for your support and patience as we continue to build our new organization. Our goal is to serve the intramural research community by providing optimal protections for our research subjects and facilitating the ethical conduct of the life-saving research conducted here at NIH....
IRB Operations Update
IRBO at home, Considerations When Writing a Protocol During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Amending Studies, New Protocols, & Continuing Reviews/Progress Reports for Studies REviewed on or after January 21, 2019
What's New in iRIS?
The iRIS team continues to streamline and make more efficient the iRIS workflow. We thank all of the research community for their feedback in the development and testing of these improvements. Click below to read about some of the improvements made for you in the first half of this year.
Compliance & Training Update
The OHSRP Education Series for 2020 continues, albeit virtually for now, and the archived presentations can be found here on the OHSRP webpage. Once you click on the title of a specific session, a link to the videocast is also provided. The IRB Office Reliance and Single IRB team will be presenting a two-part education session in July and August. Part I will cover fundamental concepts...
The revision of the human research protection program (HRPP) policies is ongoing. To date 22 HRPP policies have been approved, of which three (3) have been released and are implemented. The implemented policies are located on the Policy page on the newly updated OHSRP website. All other HRPP Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) continue to...
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