Posted on April 15, 2021
The IRB’s Written Policies and Procedures (WPPs) were updated as of 4/15/2021 and are now available on the IRB’s website. Many of the updates were minor, such as adding new links to resources on state-mandated disease reporting, IRB guidance on cold calling and use of social media, and an IRB video about reconsenting children when they turn […]
Posted on September 28, 2020
The IRB’s Written Policies and Procedures (WPPs) were updated as of 9/28/2020 and are now available on the IRB’s website. This update includes a major policy change regarding HIPAA and the definition of Protected Health Information. Other changes include procedures for electronic consent signatures, Certificate of Confidentiality applications, and making minimal risk determinations.
Posted on May 6, 2020
The VCU Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) would like to inform the VCU research community regarding some updates made to our Written Policies and Procedures (WPPs). Below are each of the WPPs that were updated, with a brief summary of the changes. Researchers can continue to access all WPPs through our Policies and Guidance page. […]