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OIRB At your Service

On-site IRB Support & Regulatory Guidance On:
Protocol Submissions
Regulatory Requirements
IRB Policy and Institutional Procedures
Training and More

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday Nov 25, 2015 9am-12pm CANCELED
Tuesday Dec 1, 2015 1pm-4pm
Wednesday Dec 9, 2015 9am-12pm
Tuesday Jan 5, 2016 1pm-4pm
Wednesday Jan 13, 2016 9am-12pm
Wednesday Jan 27, 2016 9am-12pm
Tuesday Feb 2, 2016 1pm-4pm
Wednesday Feb 10, 2016 9am-12pm
Wednesday Feb 24, 2016 9am-12pm
Tuesday March 1, 2016 1pm-4pm

Location: Main Campus (Long Campus)
Library 2nd Floor Computer Classroom (RM 2.011)

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**Walk-ins Welcome!**

Want to schedule One-on-One Services for your department?
Call: 210-567-8250



October 27, 2015
Research Review and Approval Process
at VA and UHS

   Annie Sierra & Michele Brady, VA
   Tracey Abbott, UHS
View the Recorded Presentation
November 10, 2015
New Training Opportunities and Personnel Review in the Office of Clinical Research
   Brandie Otten, Cheryl Blalock, Gena Monroe
Research Budget Development
   Michelle Trimble
View the Recorded Presentation
December 15, 2015
Long Campus (main campus) Medical School Room 209L
General Updates; What's New?


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Updates to IRB Forms & Policies
As of November 11, 2015:
updated Conduct of IRB Meetings Policy; updated Form K-1; updated Disposition of Research Data Form

As of October 23, 2015:
new policy IRB Education Policy

Make sure you always download your forms from the IRB website to ensure you are using the most current version!


The mission of the Office of the Institutional Review Board is to support the HSC’s human research protection program by providing regulatory expertise, committee management, and investigator assistance.

“Accurate and timely reviews”