HRPO On Demand

HRPO provides educational programs or presentations tailored to the needs of your department, division, or research group. See the below menu for a list of available presentations.

We can also arrange presentations or group sessions on any topic relevant to human subjects protections and the conduct of human subjects research at WU.

Consider contacting us for your next departmental Brown Bag session, research team meeting, or education event. You can schedule a session by clicking “Request Session” next to the topic of interest in the expanded menu below.

 

IRBs and Human Research Ethics

IRB 101

A summary or in-depth review of the history of human research ethics, the birth of Institutional Review Boards, and the general structure of an IRB.

Human Research Protection Office (HRPO Orientation)

An introduction to the role HRPO plays in human subjects research at WU. Topics include CITI training, IRB review timelines, and HRPO resources.

The Ethical Framework of the myIRB Application

A practical survey of the myIRB applications and its connection to the ethics and regulations that guide IRB review.

IRB Considerations for the Clinical Research Context

A presentation of practical advice about the practice of human subjects research in the clinical context.

Data and Tissue Repositories

Creating Data and Tissue Repositories at WU

An introduction to best practices in planning, submitting, and implementing data or tissue repositories at WU.

The Research Database

An introduction to the types of research databases routinely developed by researchers at WU and practical advice for IRB submission.

Investigational Drugs and Devices

Investigational Devices and the IRB

An overview of FDA regulations on the use of investigational devices in the context of research.

Investigational Drugs and the IRB

An overview of FDA regulations on the use of investigational drugs in the context of research.

Humanitarian Use Devices

An overview of FDA regulations on the use of humanitarian use devices in the context of patient care.

Participant Recruitment and Consent

Challenges in Research Participant Recruitment

A practical review of ethical, regulatory, and administrative issues related to the identification and recruitment of research participants.

Consent And Beyond: Keeping Participants Informed

An introduction to best practices for the informed consent process. Topics include practical advice for the re-consent of participants during ongoing research.

Clinical Research in Children With Rare Disease

A review of the issues related to identifying and enrolling minor research participants with rare diseases.

Study Initiation and Conduct

Study Initiation 101

A hands-on introduction to getting your approved study started on the right foot at WU. Topics include recruitment and consent, data management, and institutional policies to keep in mind during study conduct.

Multisite Study Initiation 101

A hands-on introduction to implementing a multisite study, where WU is serving as the coordinating center. Topics include best practices for site communication, data management, and maintaining regulatory compliance.