New IRB Coordinators
February 19th, 2013
The IRB is pleased to announce that Hannah Owen has been selected as the new IRB Coordinator for Panel 1, and Beth Mauchley has been selected as the new IRB Coordinator for Panel 6. Hannah's first day is today, and Beth begins on February 25th. Please join us in welcoming them to the staff! Please see http://irb.utah.edu/about/contact/ for more information about the IRB staff.
The VA administrative review has been incorporated into ERICA's new study review process.
The IRB has updated a number of consent and parental permission document templates.
Due to changes in HIPAA regulation released in March 2013, participation in the tissue bank must be optional for treatment/intervention trials.
The IRB has reviewed studies where the sponsor section of the application is blank, even when the study has a sponsor.
This policy change proposes one additional non-federal exemption category, and outlines the new Exemption Umbrella Protocol procedures.
Effective Monday, April 29, 2013, the ERICA system will be updated.
The IRB is pleased to announce two new Coordinators have been selected!
There will be several IRB staff changes in the coming weeks.