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New! IRB Analyst Office Hours!

October 3, 2023

September 27: HRPP announces IRB analyst office hours.

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Public Health Emergency to Expire

March 31, 2023

Agencies prepare for the expiration of the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) federal Public Health Emergency for COVID-19.

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Incorporating NIH Data Sharing Requirements into Protocols and Consent Forms

January 26, 2023

Data sharing requirements are expanding with the new NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy, which goes into effect January 25, 2023. 

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