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.

The below guidance document aims to provide a clear set of instructions to the research community (i.e., principal investigator, research coordinators, and other research personnel) involved in conducting human subject research on emphasizing the need to securely handle the PHI and PII of human subjects when submitting documents to the Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) via e-IRB system, email, fax or mail.

For more information regarding HIPAA, please see “What is Covered by HIPAA at VCU?” guidance on VCU’s HRPP website. 

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