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May 5, 2017

Basic information about a study, including the study title, approval and expiration dates, and study team information will be converted from the old system to ETHOS. 

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May 3, 2017

The IRB receives frequent requests for guidance on who should be identified as research personnel for IRB submissions. In preparation for the launch of the smart-form in ETHOS, the IRB has developed guidance on who should be listed in IRB submissions.

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May 2, 2017

Research projects that occur within courses are designed to provide students an opportunity to practice various research methods such as interview, observation and survey techniques as well as data analysis. 

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May 1, 2017

While preparing for or conducting research, investigators may encounter situations they believe to be urgent. The IRB has released a new webpage for urgent requests, which includes information on how to submit a request for a prospective, one time, intentional action or process that will require an exception from the IRB approved protocol for one participant in the study and how to work with the IRB to respond to sponsor Just-In-Time (JIT) requests.

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May 1, 2017

Service on the IRB is vital to supporting the research mission of the University and the protection of participants in that research. We are currently seeking volunteers with the following expertise to serve on the IRB:

  • Neurology
  • Cardiology
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