Office of Human Research

IRB Announcements

All links are PDFs, unless otherwise noted.

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November 11 Changes to Investigator Signature Options in Consent Form

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March 16 Changes to Research Made in Response to COVID

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August 27 IRB Reliance Website
April 12 Modified Subject Injury Language
April 02 REMINDER: Investigator Signature Line in Consent Forms (MCARE)
April 01 IRB Announcements Transitioning from Listserv to myJeffHub
January 21 Common Rule
January 18 Accessing IRB Forms

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November 07 Updates to CITI Training 
November 01 Burden-Reducing Provisions
October 17 Changes to JeffTrial and IRB Submission Process 2
June 28 Changes to JeffTrial and IRB Submission Process
May 24 Change in Procedure for Submitting IAAs
May 23 Updates to IRB Fees
March 21 Changes to Consent (including PA Court Ruling) 
February 28 Please Use Current OHR Forms for IRB Submissions
February 27 Updates - Reporting SAEs and UAPs to the IRB
January 19 Implementation of Revised Common Rule Delayed 
January 10 Annual Conflicts of Interest Reporting Process

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Sepember 26 Shinal Case and Human Research (Obtaining Consent)
August 04 CITI Training Requirements for Investigators and Key Personnel
February 02 OHR Welcomes Schulman Associates IRB as New Partner

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December 28 Elimination of OHR-12C
December 16 IRB Reminder Emails
September 01 Suggested Methods for Using Version Date and Version Number
June 23 Number of Full Review Packets Changed
May 31 SAE and UAP Summary Reports
April 29 Expedited IRB Submissions Are Now Paperless
February 18 IRB Website Updates

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November 18 New Essential Study Documentation Webpage
November 04 New Frequently Used Documents Link on OHR Website
November 04 Additional IRB Options with WIRB-Copernicus Group
October 22 Welcome to the New Office of Human Research Website
August 31 Quorum IRB Review Goes Live
May 29 IRB Announcements Are Now Available on Our Website
May 27 Amendments Changing PI
April 10 Subject Initial Requirement on Consent Form Eliminated
February 06 Provision of Paper Copy for IRB Submissions
January 09 Password-Protected Documents in the Portal
Janurary 09 WIRB Application Process Is Now Live
January 07 OHR-1 Is Now Exclusive Signature Form

IRB Policy & Form Revision Announcements

To find what changes were made to a particular version of a policy/form, click on the date closest to the version date of that policy/form.

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August 24 New/Revised OHR Forms

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November 11 Revised IRB Policies and Forms

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October 28 Revised IRB Policies and Forms
May 22 Revised IRB Policies and Forms
Janurary 20 Revised IRB Policies and Forms

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June 21 Revised IRB Policies and Forms
April 12 Revised IRB Forms and Policies including Modified Subject Injury Language 
March 06 New IRB Decision Tool – Is it Quality Improvement, Human Research, or Both?
January 21 Revised IRB Forms and Policies including Common Rule 

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November 1 Revised IRB Forms and Policies including Burden-Reducing Provisions 
April 4 Revised IRB Forms and Policies
March 21/
February 20
March 21, 2018 revision to February 20, 2018 Announcement re: Consent 

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October 2 Revised IRB Forms and Policies
June 6 Revised IRB Form

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September 21 Revised OHR Policy and Procedures Manual
September 1 Revised IRB Forms
March 07 Revised IRB Forms

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December 1 New and Revised OHR Policies 
October 1 Revised IRB Policies and Forms
July 8 Revised IRB Forms
May 19 Revised IRB Forms
April 9 Revised IRB Forms
March 24 Revised IRB Policies
January 29 Revised IRB Forms

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December
Revised IRB Policies and Forms
September Revised OHR Forms
July Revised OHR Forms
June Revised OHR Forms
May New and Revised OHR Policies and Forms  
February New and Revised OHR Policies and Forms  

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December 11 New and Revised OHR Forms 
December New and Revised OHR Policies and Forms