VCU Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Blog

The VCU HRPP is dedicated to facilitating ethically and scientifically sound research through robust review of research projects and through effective education and outreach to the VCU research community.

Category results for: HRPP Transformation Project

HRPP Transformation Project Kick-off Video

The VCU Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) is pleased to announce the initiation of the HRPP Transformation Project to improve human research compliance with federal, state and institutional requirements, enhance review process efficiency, and minimize administrative burden for the VCU human research community. VCU is partnering with HRPP consultants from Huron to facilitate transformation efforts. […]

Research Community Feedback Survey

Please take a moment to share your opinion by completing the Research Community Feedback Survey (less than a few minutes to complete). Please submit your responses by Friday, May 19, 2023.

Training for the Community: Schedule and Registration Links

Please join us for upcoming training for the community. Register for each session using the links below. Sessions will be virtual (Zoom), recorded, and offered live to facilitate Q&A. Recordings will be made available on the VCU HRPP Blog in the HRPP Transformation Project section. Date Time Topic Registration Link Friday, April 21, 2023 12:00pm-1:00pm Foundational […]

Process Improvement and Transformation

What is happening? Human subjects research at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has grown in complexity and volume over the last five years. Therefore, the VCU Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) is transforming its processes to meet the needs of the institution’s exponential growth. Hence, the VCU HRPP is proud to announce that the HRPP has a […]

The HRPP Transformation Project

Just before the ball dropped in 2023, the VCU Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) launched a plan to transform the submission, review, and ongoing oversight of all of its Institutional Review Boards (IRB): The HRPP Transformation Project. This project is specifically designed to improve the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the HRPP and to reduce […]

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