Before beginning research at Tulane University, all research personnel must complete the CITI Training Program; this can be completed at: www.citiprogram.org
For Biomedical Studies, all study team members must complete the Group 1 Biomedical Research Investigators and Key Personnel CITI Course, or one of the Good Clinical Practice (GCP) CITI courses.
For Social Behavioral Studies, all study team members should complete the Group 2 Social and Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel CITI course. Please note that for Social Behavioral studies, the IRB can accept the Group 1 course or one of the GCP courses in place of the Group 2 course.
We strongly encourage Investigators and IRB Members to enroll in the CITI Revised Common Rule Course.
If a Data Use Agreement is required for your research, a centralized process is now in place. Please contact the Tulane University Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
If your study will be conducted within Tulane University Medical Center and/or Lakeside Hospital, please contact the SPA Office to obtain approval. Please contact Andrea Kuban at email@example.com with any questions.
An Interdepartmental(IT) Form is required to be submitted to the Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) for Industry Sponsored Initial Submissions and Continuing Reviews. Please be sure to view IRB Fees in the Policies link to make sure your IT is completed correctly.
All Conflict Of Interest (COI) matters must be resolved before the IRB can approve a submission. This includes COI issues that relate to PIs, investigators, and key personnel. The Conflict of Interest Form must be submitted to the General Counsel's Office and researchers are required to complete and submit the CITI COI training. If you have questions, please contact the Administrative Compliance Specialist for the Tulane University Conflict of Interest Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (504) 247-1286.
Federal Form OMB 0990-0263 (formely Form 310) is the Protection of Human Subjects Assurance Identification/IRB Certification/Declaration of Exemption Form. It is required for Human Subjects Research activities that are conducted or supported by the Departments and Agencies adopting the Common Rule.
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