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eNews re: IRB Review, August 10, 2012 New Form!

Aug 13, 2012 at 8:33am

Medical Records Review Form Substantially Revised!

If you will be conducting research that only involves identifiable biological specimens and/or data, a substantially revised form with new guidance has been created titled: Use of Identifiable Specimens/Data. These replace the old "Medical Records Review" form and instructions. 

Please read the eNews for more details.


New Assistant Director of Social-Behavioral Operations

HSD is pleased to announce that Emily Guthrie has accepted the position of Assistant Director of Social-Behavioral Operations, beginning August 16th. For more information, read our online eNews.


HSD Home Page Improvements

A new interface will soon be added to the HSD home page.  This guide is designed to help those new to research, and those new to the UW begin to navigate their way through the HSD/IRB process.  Watch our home page for changes.


Quick Tips from HSD

Registry and Repository 

Have you wondered why HSD refers to a collection of data sometimes as a Registry and sometimes as a Repository?  Read our eNews to find out why!