Thursday December 13 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. *please note early start time* OHSU Hospital, 8B60 Presenters: Triana Nagel and Trish Lindstrom The Office for Human Research Protections considers recruitment part of the consent process. Join us for a discussion and tips on how best to proceed wit: developing an effective recruitment plan and what is approvable by the IRB; new FDA guidance on advertisements; and the informed consent process – is your subject truly … Read More
ThermoFisher Scientific has released an urgent field correction notice on certain Forma CO2 Incubators manufactured between April 2001 to September 2009. There is a possible problem involving the metal coated outer door hinge. If the hinge fails, the door may fall and could cause injury. The following incubator models are affected: Forma branded SteriCult models 3307, 3308, 3310, and 3311 Thermo Scientific NAPCO 8000 models 3584, 3585, 3598, and 3599 Thermo Scientific Series 8000 models … Read More
Question: I’m trying to add Jane Doe to our study. She finished her modules last week but her name does not populate in the dropdown in eIRB. Why? Answer: She hasn’t registered for the eIRB system. It sounds obvious but it’s true—we get this question more frequently than you’d expect. Here’s how you can get started in the Electronic IRB system. To register, go to the main eIRB login page and click on “register here” … Read More
Why are things sitting in Chair Screening so long? Unfortunately, due to staff changes, IRB Chair functions are operating at 25% capacity. The good news is that we have welcomed Dr. Betsy Haney, from the Division of General Internal Medicine, and Dr. Lynn Marshall, an epidemiologist in the Department of Orthopedics, as Vice Chairs on the IRB leadership team. Drs. Haney and Marshall have completed their training and are now diving into approving studies, modifications … Read More
A well-written consent form significantly increases the efficiency of IRB review. This brown bag session is designed to provide an overview of consent form writing. Handouts will be available to assist participants in the continuing pursuit of the well-written form. Topics include: Templates and boilerplate language Writing style Organization of procedures and risks Common corrections When: Thursday, June 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Where: MacDonald Auditorium at Casey Eye Institute Bring your lunch … Read More
Until now, researchers conducting research that engages both OHSU and the VA in human subjects research had to obtain separate IRB approvals from OHSU and the VA. Because of the difference between the boards and the two different management systems (electronic vs. paper-based) the approval process was burdensome. OHSU and the VA have entered into an agreement to allow single IRB review for studies that required dual review in the past. Beginning in June, joint … Read More
Springtime brings Integrity Week at OHSU, and this year we are proud to announce our theme: Cultivating Integrity. We have planned information tables across the Central and Waterfront campus so you can learn about our programs. We will be featuring a “Spin-to Win” wheel. Visitors will have an opportunity to answer an Integrity trivia question and win great prizes (seeds, eco-friendly totes and flashlights). Visit our Integrity Week webpage to see the full schedule. In … Read More
April 26, Updates from the IRB 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. MacDonald Auditorium Kelly Kidner This session will bring you all the latest information from the IRB including: Document updates — consent templates Recent changes to the eIRB — PI change, funding Please contact Ames Elliot if you have any questions.
The Office of Research Integrity is adding a part time co-chair position to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and invites members of our research community to review the job announcement posted on the OHSU iRecruitment site. Please consider either applying for this important and interesting position, or sharing the opportunity with your colleagues. To view a full description of the position, log into your iRecruitment account and search for IRC35971.
The electronic IRB (eIRB) system has a scheduled downtime on Friday, March 23rd, from noon to 6:00 p.m. It has been so long since we’ve had a downtime you have probably forgotten all about them! We wanted to be sure that everyone is aware that the system will be unavailable during that time so if you have anything you need to access (i.e., consent forms) please print them out ahead of time. This downtime will … Read More