Institutional Review Board for Health Sciences Research (IRB-HSR)

Education

In-Person Education

2018 IRB-HSR Class Offerings


Please contact  Jean Gaare Eby (jmg5b@virginia.edu) if you need more information or would like to register for an IRB course listed below.

“IRB-HSR 101”: A Short Course for Study Coordinators and Sub-Investigators of Clinical Research

Overview:
Instructors: IRB Directors and Staff
The IRB-HSR 101 classes provide an overview of the ethics and regulations of research involving human subjects. Part 1 focuses on issues before approval and Part 2 focuses on issues after approval. These are free classes that are open to any study coordinator or sub-investigator of clinical research at UVA. New clinical research personnel are especially encouraged to attend. CME/CEU offered.

The location of the classes are the 4th floor conference room, IRB-HSR Offices, Suite 400, One Morton Drive, on Route 29 N (next to Bodos Bagels) in Charlottesville.

Part I: Pre-Approval Issues

Fall 2018 Offerings (registration required):

September 17 | 8:30 am-12 noon

November 7 | 8:30 am-12 noon



Part II: Post-Approval Issues

(Note: This class was formerly named "IRB 201")

Fall 2018 Offerings (registration required):
October 1 | 8:30 am-12 noon

December 5 | 8:30 am-12 noon



“IRB-HSR Chat Hour” for Study Coordinators and Sub-Investigators of Clinical Research

Overview:

Each IRB-HSR Chat Hour is a one-hour education session focused on a specific clinical research topic. The hour begins with a presentation on the topic, followed by a discussion. Chats will be offered periodically as topics present.
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Methodology, Ethics, and Regulations of Research Involving Human Subjects

This course is offered jointly by the Office of the Vice-President for Research and the Department of Public Health Sciences. CME/CEU offered.

When:
Mondays 12-1 pm during Spring Semester

Where: Old Medical School (OMS) Auditorium

Description/Objectives:
In this conference series, participants will learn how to describe how to conduct research more responsibly; to describe how to conduct more methodologically rigorous research; to describe how to better protect human subjects in research; to define conflict of interest and to describe how to manage of conflicts of interest; to evaluate issues in the conduct of specific types of research including working with vulnerable populations, FDA research, and global health research..

*Winter/Spring 2018 Dates/Topics Below. *Winter/Spring 2019 Dates/Topics TBA soon.

Course Topics:

1/22 An Overview of Methodological, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Research Involving Human Subjects
(Jean Eby, ScD, Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences and Director of Human Subjects Research Education, Office of the Vice-President for Research)

1/29 Research Methodology: Clinical Trials vs. Observational Studies
(Jean Eby, ScD, Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences and Director of Human Subjects Research Education, Office of the Vice-President for Research)

2/5 Informed Consent in Research
(Lois Shepherd, JD, Professor, Public Health Sciences)

2/12 Evolving Protections for Human Research Subjects:
History, Ethical Principles, and Current Challenges
(Susie Hoffman, RN, BSN, CIP, Director IRB-HSR)

2/19 The Responsible Conduct of Research
(David Hudson, PhD, Associate Vice-President for Research)

2/26 Comparative Effectiveness Research; Cluster Randomized Trials
(Jean Eby, ScD, Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences and Director of Human Subjects Research Education, Office of the Vice-President for Research)

3/5 No class

3/12 Management of Conflicts of Interest
(Steven Wasserman, PhD, Assistant Dean for Research, Director Office for Research, School of Medicine)

3/19 Data Security
(Tim Tolson, PhD, Director IT Policy and Compliance, ISPRO)

3/26 Global Health Research
(Liz Rogawski, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences)

4/2 No class

4/9 Assessing Risks and Benefits in Research: A Biostatistician’s Perspective
(Gina Petroni, PhD, Professor, Public Health Sciences)

4/16 FDA Research
(Lori Elder, RN, BSN, CCRA, Director, Clinical Trials, SOM Clinical Trials Office)

4/23 Respectful Research with Vulnerable Communities
(Jeanita Richardson, PhD, MEd, Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences

4/30 The Ethics of Big Data
(Bob Meyer, MD, Director of the Virginia Center for Translational and Regulatory Sciences and Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences)