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.

Protocol Navigator Consultant (PNC) process – CompassPoint podcast about navigating the IRB

Finding support and success when navigating the IRB – CompassPoint www.buzzsprout.com Show Notes This episode features Dr. Brie Haupt, an associate professor in the Wilder School’s Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program and one of the Wilder School’s IRB protocol navigator consultants (PNC). Dr. Haupt shares insights into VCU’s IRB process, common challenges and questions […]

HRPP Newsletters Volumes 014 | January 2024 and 015 | February 2024

Download the latest volume of the HRPP Newsletters for January and February 2024. Stay tuned into the blog for the upcoming newsletter Volume 016 March 2024! Volume 015: February 2024 (HRPP News) Volume 014: January 2024 (HRPP News) All archived versions of the HRPP Newsletter

HRPP Training for the Research Community – Conditions for IRB approval and the role of Post-Approval monitoring

Join us on Thursday, March 28 , 2024, from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. EST. for an online training about the conditions for approval of human subjects research and role of post-approval monitoring.  The VCU HRPP staff tailored this training to supplement the IRB’s process for post-approval monitoring. This presentation has been developed to meet the […]

Reminder Extended VCU IRB Nomination Period: Providing Additional Time for Nominations

The Human Research Protection Program has some important updates regarding the VCU Institutional Review Board (IRB) membership nomination process that we would like to share with the VCU Community. Recognizing the significance of the work of the VCU research community in nominating individuals for the VCU IRB, the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) understands that […]

Reminder: HRPP/IRB Research Community Training – Updated NIH Data Sharing Policies

Join us on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST for an online training about the updated National Institutes of Health (NIH) data sharing policies and requirements that are relevant to human subjects research.   The VCU HRPP is collaborating with the NIH’s Science Policy and Extramural Research divisions to provide this […]

HRPP/IRB Research Community Training – Updated NIH Data Sharing Policies

Join us on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST for an online training about the updated National Institutes of Health (NIH) data sharing policies and requirements that are relevant to human subjects research.   The VCU HRPP is collaborating with the NIH’s Science Policy and Extramural Research divisions to provide this […]

*Reminder* Extended VCU IRB Nomination Period: Providing Additional Time for Nominations

The Human Research Protection Program has some important updates regarding the VCU Institutional Review Board (IRB) membership nomination process that we would like to share with the VCU Community. Recognizing the significance of the work of the VCU research community in nominating individuals for the VCU IRB, the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) understands that […]

Reminder – HRPP and IRB Operational Procedures for Winter Break

Please Note: This guidance is subject to change as the winter break approaches. This information was originally posted on the HRPP blog on 11/17/2023 and has been updated. ***Due to the implementation of the HRPP Transformation, the HRPP will be able to continue to process VCU IRB reviews during the upcoming university break periods. Thus, […]

*Extended VCU IRB Nomination Period: Providing Additional Time for Nominations

The Human Research Protection Program has some important updates regarding the VCU Institutional Review Board (IRB) membership nomination process that we would like to share with the VCU Community. Recognizing the significance of the work of the VCU research community in nominating individuals for the VCU IRB, the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) understands that […]

HRPP and IRB Operational Procedures for Winter Break

Please Note: This guidance is subject to change as the winter break approaches. This information was originally posted on the HRPP blog on 11/17/2023 and has been updated. ***Due to the implementation of the HRPP Transformation, the HRPP will be able to continue to process VCU IRB reviews during the upcoming university break periods. Thus, […]

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