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HRPP Announcements

12/1/21: New HRP-505 Form in Spanish added

The Spanish version of the HRP-505 Form - Permission to Use Private Personal Health Information for Research is now available for use. It is in the "Templates" section of "Researcher" tab of our website. As a reminder, the IRB must be notified of and approve research which anticipates having non-English speaking participants prior to conducting the project. Translated versions of required research documents like the consent document and HRP-505 form must be IRB approved prior to use. The research team is responsible for ensuring that approved materials and approaches are appropriate to the participant population.

11/1/21: The IRB has updated its Investigator Guidance

Effective November 1, 2021, the IRB has updated its Investigator Guidance (HRP-804), internal processes, and Prompt Reporting Requirements Policy (HRP-071 and HRP-214 form) for Reliance Agreements. These updates are applicable for when Drexel serves as the IRB of Record and when it cedes review to another IRB..

11/1/21: All personnel changes for Drexel researchers must be submitted for IRB review

All personnel changes for Drexel researchers including the PI must be submitted to the Drexel IRB for review. Whenever possible, changes to the PI (leaving Drexel or being replaced) must be submitted no later than 30 days before the anticipated change.