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OHRE/IRB COVID 19 Update – Updated June 10, 2020

May 26, 2020

Updated June 10, 2020 (Originally posted May 25, 2020) UNC Research Community, As UNC-Chapel Hill begins to increase the volume of research conducted on campus in a phased, safe, and sustainable way as communicated in the OVCR’s May 23, 2020 communication, … Continued

OHRE/IRB COVID 19 Update

March 10, 2020

Dear Members of the UNC Research Community, As UNC-Chapel Hill is closely monitoring the spread of the coronavirus and COVID-19 and information is being shared with campus at https://www.unc.edu/coronavirus/, the UNC-Chapel Hill’s Office of Human Research Ethics wanted to update our research community with … Continued

CITI Program Training Updates

February 14, 2020

To:  UNC-Chapel Hill Research Community, As of June 1, 2020, UNC-Chapel Hill Office of Human Research Ethics (OHRE) will require Human Subjects Protection (HSP) training through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) be renewed every three years.  This requirement aligns with many of UNC’s federal and industry sponsors … Continued

OHRE Associate Director Announcement

January 27, 2020

All, I am happy to announce that Mike Matamoros has been named Associate Director, Operations and Education in the Office of Human Research Ethics (OHRE) effective Monday, January 27, 2020. Mike Matamoros has been with the OHRE at UNC for 6.5 years … Continued

OHRE/UNC Winter Holiday 2019

December 20, 2019

Dear Members of the UNC Research Community, As a reminder, while operations at the University of North Carolina are closed,  an emergency use of an investigational drug, biologic or device is permissible without prior IRB approval if the following criteria … Continued

Nurse Research and the Institutional Review Board

December 16, 2019

Article from American Nurse Today, Volume 14, Number 10 Nurse research and the institutional review board  Learn how the IRB process works to ensure participant safety and quality research. By Amy Marzinsky, BSN, RN, OCN, and Cheryl A. Smith-Miller, PhD, … Continued

Commercial IRB Utilization and IRBIS Update

September 10, 2019

To: UNC-Chapel Hill Research Community On September 10, 2019 the UNC-Chapel Hill Office of Human Research Ethics (OHRE) will have several revisions go into effect to the OHRE/IRB Standard Operating Procedures (attached) and IRBIS updates that were identified through listening … Continued

April 9, 2019 IRBIS System Update

April 9, 2019

To: UNC Research Community, On April 9, 2019, IRBIS will undergo a system update.  This system update is part of the changes discussed during the communication and education provided for the Final Revision to the “Common Rule” that went into … Continued

OHRE/UNC Winter Holiday 2018

December 21, 2018

Dear Members of the UNC Research Community, As a reminder, while operations at the University of North Carolina are closed,  an emergency use of an investigational drug, biologic or device is permissible without prior IRB approval if the following criteria … Continued

OHRE Announces new Director

December 3, 2018

Good afternoon, I am happy to announce that Cassandra (Cassie) Myers has been named Director of the Office of Human Research Ethics (OHRE) effective Monday, December 3rd. Myers served as the Deputy Director of OHRE until assuming the Interim Director … Continued