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June 6, 2017 1pm-4pm
June 14, 2017 9am-12pm
June 28, 2017 9am-12pm
July 11, 2017 1pm-4pm
July 12, 2017 9am-12pm
July 26, 2017 9am-12pm
Aug 1, 2017 1pm-4pm
Aug 9, 2017 9am-12pm
Aug 23, 2017 9am-12pm
Sept 5, 2017 1pm-4pm
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Sept 20, 2017 9am-12pm

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AAHRPP Site Visit


The Health Science Center received a site visit by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs
March 27-29, 2017

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Updates to OCR Website, Forms, Policies

As of May 8, 2017:
updates to Training Requirements pages

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The OCR is committed to supporting the research community in the conduct of ethical clinical research and human subject protection in compliance with the required federal, state, and local regulations. The office provides consultation on questions related to regulations and standards of practice governing human research. The OCR provides education and training; develops policy and processes; and leads quality improvement efforts in areas of clinical trial management. It endeavors to create an interdisciplinary collaborative environment among the research teams, fostering best practices.