March 3, 2016
The IRB guidance document entitled, “How to Request a Reliance Agreement” has been updated. This document provides step-by-step instructions for requesting reliance agreements (i.e., IIA, IAA), including information about when agreements should be requested. To obtain a copy of the document, click on “Training and Education Resources” in the left navigation bar and then select “IRB Guidance Documents” or CLICK HERE.
November 17, 2015
The Office of Human Research Ethics (OHRE) has moved to a new location: the second floor of 720 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill. Our previous office at 105 Mason Farm Road is closed.
July 22, 2015
OHRE welcomes our new Director, Elizabeth Kipp Campbell, Ph. D., CIP. Dr. Kipp Campbell comes to us from Purdue University, where she served as Director of the Human Research Protection Program. She received her Ph. D. from Pennsylvania State University in Human Development and Family Studies, and brings more than twenty years of IRB experience in both the biomedical and non-biomedical areas.
April 9, 2015
The Radiation Safety Committee (RSC) has determined that five (5) or less of the following scans/x-rays represent no greater than minimal risk and therefore do not require review and approval by the RSC (i.e., you do not need to complete an Application for Human Use of Radiation in Research):
- DEXA scans
- Chest x-rays
- Planar x-rays of extremities (as defined by NRC – hands, forearms, elbows, feet, knees, leg below the knees, and ankles)
- Dental x-rays