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HRPP Newsletter Archive

Find all previous issues of the newsletter for the Human Research Protection Program here. If you have problems accessing the PDFs, please contact Erin Chapin (echapin1@utk.edu).

Special Series: Revised Common Rule and Other Regulatory Changes

  • Nov. 6, 2018
    • Overview
    • What is Exempt Research?
    • Category 3 Exemption Criteria
    • What is a Benign Behavioral Intervention?
    • Allowable Procedures
    • Who Can Participate?
    • Privacy Protections
    • Transition Plans
    • Resources
  • Oct. 30, 2018
    • Overview
    • Making Consent Understandable
    • Waivers of Consent
    • Posting of Consent Documents
    • Broad Consent
    • Transition Plans
    • Resources
  • Oct. 23, 2018
    • Overview
    • New Elements of Informed Consent
    • What to Expect
  • Oct. 17, 2018
    •  Purpose
    • What is the Common Rule?
    • Why was the Common Rule revised?
    • What to Expect

October 2018: Vol. 4, Iss. 1

  • News
  • AAHRPP Accreditation
  • Regulatory Changes
  • Metrics

December 2017: Vol. 2, Iss. 9 

  • Announcements
  • Regulatory Changes – Revised Common Rule
  • NIH Single IRB Policy
  • News

September 2017: Vol. 3, Iss. 8 

  • Announcements
    • HRPP Update: Restructuring Announcement
    • Revised Common Rule Update
    • NIH Single IRB (sIRB) Policy Update
  • Investigator Responsibilities
  • Training & Outreach Opportunities
  • News
    • Changes Ahead for NIH Funded Human Subjects Research
    • NIMH Releases Updated Guidance on Research with Participants at Elevated Risk for Suicide
    • FDA Releases New Guidance on Waivers
    • FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Electronic Records and Signatures
  • IRB Metrics: August 2017

August 2017: Vol. 3, Iss. 7

  • New to UT? How to Get Started with IRB
  • Training Opportunities
  • IRB Metrics: July 2017

July 2017: Vol. 3, Iss. 6

  • FDA Draft Guidance on Electronic Records and Electronic Signatures in Clinical Investigators
  • UTK Change in Personnel Form
  • IRB Metrics: June 2017

June 2017: Vol. 3, Iss. 5 

  • Tip of the Month: Write Readable Informed Consent Forms
  • Training and Outreach Opportunities
  • IRB Metrics: May 2017

May 2017: Vol. 3, Iss. 4 

  • When a Principal Investigator leaves UT
  • Training and Outreach Opportunities
  • IRB Metrics: April 2017

April 2017: Vol. 3, Iss. 3

  • Revised Human Subjects Regulations
  • Expansion of ClinicalTrials.gov Registration Requirements
  • Recruitment Methods
  • Training and Outreach Opportunities
  • IRB Metrics: February – March 2017

February 2017: Vol. 3, Iss. 2 

  • Announcements: Change to ClinicalTrials.Gov Regulations
  • Tip of the Month: Common Mistakes in the IRB Application Form
  • iMedRIS Tip: Reduce Review Times Using MS Word Documents
  • Training and Outreach Opportunities
  • IRB Metrics: Calendar Years 2015 and 2016, January 2017

January 2017: Vol. 3, Iss. 1 

  • Announcements: Newsletter Archives
  • Tip of the Month: Faculty Advisor Responsibilities
  • iMedRIS Tip: Avoid Multiple Rounds of Review
  • Training and Outreach Opportunities
  • IRB Metrics: August 2016 – December 2016

August 2016: Vol. 2, Iss. 6 

  • Announcements
  • Tip of the Month: Are You New to UT? How to Get Started.
  • iMedRIS Tips
  • Training and Outreach Opportunities
  • IRB Metrics: June – July 2016

June 2016: Vol. 2, Iss. 5 

  • Announcements: New Streamlined iMedRIS Application
  • When a Principal Investigator Leaves UT
  • Tip of the Month: Write Readable Informed Consent Forms
  • iMedRIS Tip: Print a Draft of Your IRB Application
  • Training and Outreach Opportunities
  • IRB Metrics: April – May 2016

April 2016: Vol. 2, Iss. 4 

  • When a Principal Investigator Leaves UT
  • Tip of the Month: CITI Training and Registration Instructions
  • iMedRIS Tip: Print a Draft of Your IRB Application
  • Training Opportunities
  • IRB Metrics: March 2016

March 2016: Vol. 2, Iss. 3 

  • Tip of the Month: Easily Determine Submission Status in iMedRIS
  • Training Opportunities
  • IRB Metrics: February 2016

February 2016: Vol. 2, Iss. 2 

  • Training Opportunities
  • Tip of the Month: Top 10 Obstacles to IRB Review
  • How you Can Speed Up Your Study’s IRB Review
  • IRB Metrics: January 2016
  • Writing Readable Informed Consent Form
  • IRB Metrics: December 2015
  • iMedRIS Helpful Hint: Resources

December 2015: Vol. 1, Iss. 2 

  • IRB Metrics: November 2015
  • Holiday Schedule
  • Consulting with the IRB

November 2015: Vol. 1, Iss. 1 

  • IRB Metrics: October 2015
  • Outside Requests to Conduct Research at UTK or with UTK Resources
  • Program Updates
  • iMedRIS Enhancements
  • IRB Metrics: September 2015