Amendments and Buck-IRB Workshop

The Office of Responsible Research Practices and Center for Clinical and Translational Science are offering an advanced workshop on amendments to approved human subjects research and the Buck-IRB system. The session will: Describe the amendment process Review relevant HRPP policies and regulations Provide guidance and tips on amendment submission via Buck-IRB Explain how to expedite the amendment screening and review …

New CITI GCP Course Available for SBS Researchers

A new Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) course is now available for social and behavioral sciences researchers engaged in clinical trials of drugs, devices, biologics, and/or behavioral interventions.  The CITI Good Clinical Practices for Social and Behavioral Researchers course supports the NIH policy issued September 16, 2016 stating that NIH-funded investigators and staff “who are involved in the conduct, oversight, …

Updates to the Buck-IRB system

New updates to the Buck-IRB submission system go live on June 21, 2017. Several foundational changes are included in this update to prepare for future enhancements to Buck-IRB’s management of collaborative research projects. While other changes are being implemented, the majority will occur behind the scenes with little or no direct impact on investigators. The following features are incorporated in …

Human Subjects Research Newsletter (Summer 2017) now available

The most recent edition of the “Human Subjects Research Newsletter” is now available on the Office of Responsible Research Practices (ORRP) IRB Newsletters webpage.  The new issue features information on SMART IRB, Common Rule changes, CITI training additions, event reporting guidance, and more. Human Subjects Research Newsletter – Summer 2017 For additional information on the newsletter or any topics contained …

IRB Submission Process Overview Workshop

The Office of Responsible Research Practices and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science are offering an introductory workshop about the IRB submission process. The session will: Provide an overview of informed consent alteration and waivers Provide regulatory definitions and discuss case examples Discuss Buck-IRB navigation Review best practices and available resources While the session will be tailored to medical researchers, anyone …

Animal Care and Use Newsletter (Spring 2017) now available

The most recent edition of the “Animal Care and Use Newsletter” is now available on the IACUC Newsletters webpage.  The newsletter includes information about the recent results from USDA inspection, educational outreach opportunities (office hours), zoonotic fact sheets for working with poultry, ULAR required training and rodent colony health surveillance program, also includes IACUC policy updates and helpful e-Protocol tips …

Ohio State AAHRPP application for reaccreditation

The Office of Responsible Research Practices (ORRP) submitted Ohio State’s Step 1 application for the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protections Programs, Inc (AAHRPP) reaccreditation on March 8, 2017. AAHRPP is an independent, non-profit accrediting body that promotes high-quality research through an accreditation process that helps organizations strengthen their human research protection programs (HRPPs). Maintaining AAHRPP accreditation assures …

Human Subjects Research Newsletter (Spring 2017) now available

The most recent edition of the “Human Subjects Research Newsletter” is now available on the Office of Responsible Research Practices (ORRP) IRB Newsletters webpage.  The new issue features information on Ohio State’s AAHRPP reaccreditation, regulatory updates, leadership changes, researcher guidance and training, and more. Human Subjects Research Newsletter – Spring 2017 For additional information on the newsletter or any topics …

Ebert named program director for IRB operations

We are pleased to announce that Susan Ebert has accepted the position of program director for Institutional Review Board (IRB) operations, effective March 1, 2017. This new position represents a merger of the IRB operations manager role and Susan’s previous position as eIRB program director. In her new role, Susan will provide leadership to the staff supporting the Behavioral and …