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Federal Wide Assurance
Wayne State University operates its Human Research Protection Program under a Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) on file with the Office for Human Research Protection with identification number: FWA 00002460. This registration can be accessed by typing in "Wayne State U" at this website: http://ohrp.cit.nih.gov/search/fwasearch.aspx?styp=bsc.
Individually Registered IRB Committee Numbers:
IRB00006856 is for PH1- Medical
IRB00000325 is for M1- Medical adult
IRB00000326 is for MP2- Medical and Pediatric
IRB00000327 is for B3- Social, Behavioral, Education, and
IRB00000328 is for MP4- Medical and Pediatric
This FWA covers the WSU IRBs and its affiliated health care institutions (Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Receiving Hospital/University Health Center, Sinai-Grace Hospital, Harper University Hospital, Huron Valley/Sinai Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, John D. Dingell Veterans Administration Medical Center, Michigan Orthopedic Surgery Hospital, and Oakwood Healthcare System).
For questions, concerns or suggestions regarding the Human Research Protection Program, please call (313) 577-1628.
- IRB Training - Submitting Expedited Initial Submissions
- April 30 2014 at 11:00 AMYour Desk - WebinarLearn the requirements for new initial submissions that meet the criteria for expedited review. Learn what forms and other documents to submit, what information to include on the forms, and how to avoid common submission errors to reduce delays in the review of your study. The presenter reviews expedited initial submissions and will discuss the most common revisions required for IRB approval. When: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Where: Your desk, a link to access the session in GoToMeeting will be sent after registration Speaker: Dawn Bielawski, PhD, Senior IRB Review Specialist, IRB Administration Office
- IRB Training: IRB 101 - The Basics
- May 1 2014 at 11:00 AMScott HallThis session will include a presentation on the functions and responsibilities of an IRB, why an IRB is important, and the criteria used to review and approve research. A general overview of review types, the forms, and where to find help on the IRB website will be provided. This presentation is for new researchers, students, new research staff, and for those who are experienced but would like a better understanding of an IRB. When: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 11:00 am– 12:00 pm Where: WSU School of Medicine, Scott Hall, Room 1140 Speaker: Ray-Nitra Pugh, Education Coordinator, IRB Administration Office
- IRB Training: Recruitment of Participants for Research
- May 7 2014 at 1:00 PMState HallThis seminar examines WSU IRB policies related to the preservation of participant rights during the recruitment process for research. Topics will include recruitment options, appropriate advertisement, issues related to compensation or costs and a discussion of when HIPAA regulations impact how some participants must be approached in the recruitment process. When: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Where: WSU Main Campus, State Hall, Room 35 Speaker: Corey Zolondek, PhD, Research Subject Advocate & IRB Review Specialist
- IRB Training: Retrospective Chart Reviews
- May 16 2014 at 9:00 AMYour Desk - WebinarA retrospective chart review (medical records) may serve as the primary method for data collection in a research project or a retrospective chart review may be done to identify eligible participants for additional data collection. This session will offer details on the information the IRB is required to review for research involving retrospective chart reviews. The training will involve a discussion of both the Protocol Summary Form and HIPAA regulations that applies when accessing medical records. When: Friday, May 16, 2014, 9:00 am – 10:00 am Where: Your desk, a link to access the session in GoToMeeting will be sent after registration Speaker: Ray-Nitra Pugh, Education Coordinator, IRB Administration Office
- IRB Traininig - Research Conducted in Schools with Children or Adults
- May 20 2014 at 3:00 PMState HallThis training session will discuss IRB requirements and guidance for conducting research in schools and the recruitment of children and/or adults. We discuss how to approach recruitment, the consent process, any potential appearances of coercion, and the submission requirements for IRB review. When: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Where: WSU Main Campus, State Hall, Room 114 Speakers: Kimberly Campbell-Voytal, Ph.D., MSN, WSU IRB Member/Reviewer, Director, MPH Program & Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences and Ray-Nitra Pugh, Education Coordinator, IRB Administration Office
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