November 17, 2015
OHRE will move its office from 105 Mason Farm Road to 720 Martin Luther King Boulevard (second floor), Chapel Hill, effective December 14. To facilitate this move, our office will be closed, Friday, December 11, reopening at the new location, Monday, December 14.
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
March 2, 2015
The Online Submission Guide has been substantially updated and expanded.