Human Research Protection Program

The Human Research Protection Program provides training and support for research involving human subjects including Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols and FDA submissions and supports the IRB.

Online Training

FDA Regulated Research Activities Online Training

Target Audience: All principal investigators, co-principal investigators, and study coordinators engaged in FDA regulated research

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

This online training includes 11 modules pertaining to FDA regulated research activities. These modules are specific to UC.

FDA modules can be found under “Human Subjects Research Compliance Training”.  All 11 modules must be completed.

Further questions?  Please visit our FDA FAQ page.

Online Training

Human Subject Research - CITI

Target Audience: All researchers engaged in human subjects research at the University of Cincinnati

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

All researchers engaged in human subjects research at the University of Cincinnati must complete training prior to engaging in research. Training is provided online using Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) at the Biomedical Research Alliance of New York (BRANY). The CITI curriculum is customized for you, based on the kind of research in which you are involved. A series of registration questions will identify the courses you need to complete. If you have already done CITI training in the past, that information will be maintained in your CITI record.

For questions on how to register a new account with CITI or how to add a course to your CITI profile, please contact the HRPP office at 513-558-5259.

Training Upon Request

FDA Regulated Research Activities Training

Target Audience: All principal investigators, co-principal investigators, and study coordinators engaged in FDA regulated research

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

This live training includes 11 in person sessions to cover the modules pertaining to FDA regulated research activities. These modules are specific to UC.

Available in person (you must register at least 3 days in advance)
  • Adverse and Other Events in Human Research
    Tuesday, October 29 – 10:00am -11:00am, MSB Room 3051
    Presenter: Mike Link, PhD, CIP
  • How to Avoid Deviations and Violations
    Thursday, October 31 – 10:00am -11:00am, MSB Room 3051
    Presenter: Kareemah Mills, BS, CIP
  • Sponsor Responsibilities and Obligations of Research Sponsor-Investigators
    Tuesday, November 5 – 1:30-2:30pm, MSB Room 3351
    Presenter: Angela Braggs-Brown, MA, RAC, CIP
  • Drug Accountability in Human Research
    Thursday, November 7 – 10:00am -11:00am, MSB Room 3051
    Presenter: Sue Roll, BSN
  • Submission and Reports for Federal Authority
    Tuesday, November 12 – 1:30-2:30pm, MSB Room 3351
    Presenter: Angela Braggs-Brown, MA, RAC, CIP
  • Device Accountability in Human Research
    Thursday, November 14 – 10:00am -11:00am, MSB Room 3051
    Presenter: Sue Roll, BSN
  • Clinical Research Overview for New Investigators
    Tuesday, November 19 – 1:30-2:30pm, MSB Room 3351
    Presenter: Kareemah Mills, BS, CIP
  • Responsibility and Obligations of Investigators Part I
    Thursday, November 21 – 10:00am -11:00am, MSB Room 3051
    Presenter: Sue Roll, BSN
  • Case Report Forms, Source Records, Data Entry
    Thursday, November 26 – 10:00am -11:00am, MSB Room 3051
    Presenter: Jackie Glass, CCRP
  • EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
    Tuesday, December 3 – 1:30-2:30pm, MSB Room 3351
    Presenter: Angela Braggs-Brown, MA, RAC, CIP and Lorren Ratley, Gen Counsel
  • Responsibility and Obligations of Investigators Part II
    Thursday, December 5 – 10:00am -11:00am, MSB Room 3051
    Presenter: Sue Roll, BSN
  • Informed Consent for Human Research
    Tuesday, December 10 – 10:00am -11:00am, MSB Room 3051
    Presenter: Jackie Glass, CCRP

Further questions?  Please visit our FDA FAQ page.

Training Upon Request

IRB Office Hours in the Faculty Enrichment Center

Target Audience: UC faculty and staff

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

IRB Coordinators from the Human Research Protection Program will provide consulting for UC faculty and staff with questions about IRB submissions every month on the first and third Tuesday of the month from 11am-1pm.

Walk-ins are welcome.


Further Questions: Contact Devan Vaughn (vaughndv@ucmail.uc.edu) or Deborah Stewart (quinonda@ucmail.uc.edu)

Training Upon Request

IRB Appointments Available for CECH faculty, staff, and students

Target Audience: CECH Faculty, staff and students

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

The CECH IRB Coordinator is available by appointment for CECH Faculty, staff and students to answer questions and provide support for IRB submissions.

Further Questions: Contact Christa Preston (prestoca@ucmail.uc.edu)

Past Events

06
Dec

Event

Refresher on Reliance Agreements, External IRBs, and Multi-Site Studies (12/6)

Time: December 6, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: MSB E684

Target Audience: Clinical Research Professionals (CRPs) at UC/H and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC): including Principal Investigators (PIs), Research Nurses (RNs), Critical Care Unit Nurses (RNs), Pharmacy Technicians and Regulatory Specialists.

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

Angela B. Braggs-Brown and Kareemah Mills of the UC Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), will be discussing general IRB reliance, the criteria for reliance determinations, establishing reliance agreements, the institutional requirements, budgets, and continuing oversight. Join us and learn more!

For more information, please contact Nate Harris at Nate.Harris@uchealth.com
14
Dec

Event

Research Administration Portal (RAP) Lab (12/14)

Time: December 14, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Teacher Dyer Complex 231

Target Audience: Principal investigators and their staff

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

UC HRPP is moving to the NEW Research Administration Portal (RAP) an electronic system for IRB reviews and approvals. The system will go live on January 14, 2019.

Participants will be able to navigate through the system and registration is required. Please contact irb@uc.edu to register.

13
Dec

Event

Research Administration Portal (RAP) Lab (12/13)

Time: December 13, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: Edwards I 6152

Target Audience: Principal investigators and their staff

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

UC HRPP is moving to the NEW Research Administration Portal (RAP) an electronic system for IRB reviews and approvals. The system will go live on January 14, 2019.

Participants will be able to navigate through the system and registration is required. Please contact irb@uc.edu to register.

07
Dec

Event

UC HRPP Open House (12/7)

Time: December 7, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: University Hall (Suite 610)

Target Audience: All researchers engaged in human subjects research at the University of Cincinnati

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

Get questions answered, meet office staff and IRB members in addition to viewing more of the new system. We will also celebrate 18 years of service from Claudia Norman, who is retiring in December.

06
Dec

Event

Research Administration Portal (RAP) Lab (12/6)

Time: December 6, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: MSB E602

Target Audience: Principal investigators and their staff

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

UC HRPP is moving to the NEW Research Administration Portal (RAP) an electronic system for IRB reviews and approvals. The system will go live on January 14, 2019.

Participants will be able to navigate through the system and registration is required. Please contact irb@uc.edu to register.

03
Dec

Event

Research Administration Portal (RAP) Demonstration (12/3)

Time: December 3, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: MSB 3051

Target Audience: Principal investigators and their staff

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

UC HRPP is moving to the NEW Research Administration Portal (RAP) an electronic system for IRB reviews and approvals. The system will go live on January 14, 2019.

This event is only a demonstration of the system (for hands-on training, please refer to the in-person lab sessions). Please contact irb@uc.edu with any questions.

Contact

Mailing Address

Human Research Protection Program (ML0567)
University of Cincinnati
University Hall, Suite 300
P.O. Box 210567
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0567

Street Address

University Hall, Suite 300
51 Goodman Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0567

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General Inquiries

Phone: 513-558-5259

Email: irb@ucmail.uc.edu

To report compliance concerns: Email: research.compliance@uc.edu or Call - 513-558-5034

Toll-Free Anonymous Compliance Hotline - (800) 889-1547

You may also file a report via the web: Anonymous Online Reporting