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COVID 19 Human Subjects Research Resources

HSPPO COVID 19 FAQ updated 6/26/2020
COVID 19 Clinical/Lab Re-opening Guidelines

Guidelines for Re-opening of Social, Behavioral, Educational and Community Based Research:

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COVID 19 Additional Resources

7/1/2020 - New consent, assent, preamble, and HIPAA waiver templates available

The changes in the versions include new conflict of interest language, removing sites from the HIPAA waiver and minor administrative updates. Please pull templates from HSPPO website when starting a new initial submission to ensure the most recent templates is utilized. 

7/1/2020 Initial Submission tab updated on HSPPO website

The Initial Submission tab on the HSPPO homepage has been updated to include step by step instructions for submitting a new study to the IRB. The goal is to help researchers navigate the IRB submission process more efficiently.

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