OVPRI Human Subject Research Protection Blog

The VCU Human Research Protection Program 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.

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Guidance Available: Re-Consenting in Research Involving Children

The VCU Human Research Protection Program would like to inform the VCU research community about the availability of a new educational resource on the topic of re-consenting children who reach the age of majority during a research study. This 15 minute video lecture covers relevant definitions, requirements for parental permission and assent, as well as […]

Reliance Requests with the VCU HRPP – Educational Video

Stacy West, MS, CIP, IRB Reliance Agreement Specialist, presents on submitting reliance requests to the VCU HRPP. Prevent extended delays in the process with West’s explanation of the screening process. You can also access the video here. For questions, please contact Stacy West, at irbreliance@vcu.edu or 804-827-1446

Learn About External IRB Review at the One VCU Clinical Research Teams Meeting

Are you participating in multi-site research that requires external IRB review? Stacy West and John Horigan will be presenting on everything you need to know about external IRB submissions (reliance agreements) at the monthly meeting of the One VCU Clinical Research Teams, on Tuesday, February 11th. Please see below for information on how to join […]

IRB Workshops Now Open for Registration

Registration is now open for new IRB workshops. Go to http://training.vcu.edu/ to register; search under category “IRB” Criteria for IRB Approval: Writing Submissions the IRB Can Approve Thursday, March 26, 2015; 10:00 – 11:30 am; BioTech One, Room 3060 (Medical Campus) Monday, March 30, 2015; 10:00 – 11:30 am; University Student Commons, Metro Room (Monroe Park Campus) Upon completion […]

Upcoming RAMS-IRB 101 Interactive Courses-Monroe Park and Medical Campuses

The IRB is holding an interactive course to demonstrate RAMS-IRB to investigators and research personnel. Attendees will learn to navigate the RAMS-IRB system and will create a new protocol in the test environment. To register go to training.vcu.edu; search “IRB” Monroe Park Campus RAMS-IRB 101 Courses Friday, February 20, 2015; 10:00-11:30 am; Technology Administration Building, […]

Upcoming RAMS-IRB 101 Interactive Courses

RAMS-IRB 101 Interactive Courses Tuesday, July 29; 2-3:30 pm; Tompkins-McCaw Library Classroom Friday, August 22; 2:30-4:00 pm; Tompkins-McCaw Library Classroom Friday, September 26; 2-3:30 pm; Tompkins-McCaw Library Classroom The IRB is holding interactive RAMS-IRB 101 courses in order to demonstrate RAMS-IRB to researchers and study personnel.  Attendees will practice navigating the RAMS-IRB system and will create a […]

RAMS-IRB 101 Interactive Course

RAMS-IRB 101 Interactive Course Friday, May 23; 2-3:30pm; Tompkins-McCaw Library Classroom The IRB is holding an interactive RAMS-IRB 101 course in order to demonstrate RAMS-IRB to researchers and study personnel.  Attendees will practice navigating the RAMS-IRB system and will create a new submission in the RAMS-IRB training environment. Participants will also be shown where to access additional RAMS-IRB […]

March 23rd, 2012 Research Coordinator 4th Friday Lunch & Learn

“Clinicaltrials.gov – ramped up: Registering, reporting and consent language” Melanie Wiggins, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs – Industry Support & Monika S. Markowitz, Ph.D.,Dir, Office of Research Integrity and Ethics

March 8th, 2012 Focus on Biomedical Research: Working with the IRB

“Protecting Human Subjects in Biomedical Research: Working with the IRB” Benjamin Van Tassell, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor & Research Professor & Monika Markowitz, Ph.D., Dir. Office of Integrity and Ethics

February 24th, 2012 Research Coordinator 4th Friday Lunch & Learn

“Progress to the Needs Assessment Survey” Dr. Enid Virago, Research Liaison Specialist for Human Research Protection, Office of Research Integrity and Ethics.

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