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HSPP Contacts

VPR-IRB@email.arizona.edu

Mariette Marsh, Director
(520) 626-7575

Andi Encinas, IRB Manager
(520) 626-8630

Liz Baldry, IRB Associate
(520) 626-0256

Mason Burchfield, IRB Associate
(520) 626-0433

Gina Fimbres, IRB Associate
(520) 626-0026

Christine Melton-Lopez, IRB Coordinator
(520) 626-5859

Courtney Olson, IRB Associate
(520) 626-1744

Darlene Villicana, IRB Associate
(520) 626-6282

Street Address
1618 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

Mailing Address
POB 210409
Tucson, AZ 85721


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Office Hours

Office hours are 30min slots, Tuesday - 9-11am, Wed 1-4pm and Thursday 9-11am. If you want to talk to a staff member about concerns or questions on your current project or new project please send an email to vpr-irb@email.arizona.edu so we can make sure to have a staff member available.

Training Sessions

All Brown Bag Session will be held at the HSPP Office, 1618 E Helen Street. To sign up for the training please login through UAccess Learning and search for Research: IRB Brown Bag Sessions. Please find the appropriate date listed in UAccess Learning that corresponded to the data by the session you want to sign up for. 

For instructions on how to sign up please review the PowerPoint. It contains step by step instructions with screenshots and a list of tips to try if you are having issues, Signing Up.

Date Sessions
 2/16/17 

Banner ICF- Understanding how to incorporate Banner required language with a sponsor consent. 

 2/23/17

Researching your class- Understanding what you can and can’t do when wanting to use your students as research subjects.  

2/27/17 

IRB 101- Basic introduction into the UA IRB and what is needed to get your project started. 

 3/9/17

School Research- Important things to know if wanting to conduct research in k-12 schools.

 3/26/17

Retrospective Review of Data- Explaining the process for conducting retrospective recorded reviews. 

4/6/17 

Native American/ Indigenous populations- Important things to keep in mind when working with this population.

4/20/17 

Deferral of an IRB Project- Explaining the process for ceding review to another IRB.

4/24/17 

IRB 101- Basic introduction into the UA IRB and what is needed to get your project started. 

 5/5/17

Research outside the US- Understanding the requirements when wanting to conduct research outside the states. 

5/18/17 

Database creation- Understanding how to create a database that can be used for both research and QI.

6/22/17 

Obtaining Electronic ICF/ PHI- Diving into FDA- OHRP guidance on being able to obtain ICF/ PHI electronically and the requirements needed.

7/20/17 

Banner Covered / Non-covered Studies- Diving in and understanding what is a covered vs non-covered study.

 8/10/17

Consent for Online Surveys-  Explaining how to obtain consent from participants who are answering online surveys.

8/24/17 

Retrospective Review of Data- Explaining the process for conducting retrospective recorded reviews. 

 9/14/17

Is it Research?- Defining what is and isn’t considered research.

9/21/17 

Deferral of an IRB Project- Explaining the process for ceding review to another IRB.

9/28/17 

IRB 101- Basic introduction into the UA IRB and what is needed to get your project started. 

10/03/17

Advisor 101- Requirements that Advisors need to be aware of when mentoring students in their undergraduate and graduate research projects. 

10/12/17 

Recruitment Methods- Exploring different ways to recruit participants for research.

10/26/17 

HIPAA/ PHI- Explaining how to access PHI for research vs clinical care.

11/9/17 

Device- Understanding what information is needed to provide the IRB. When is an IDE needed?

 11/16/17

Training Requirements- What training needs to be completed before submission of IRB paperwork.

11/30/17 

IRB 101- Basic introduction into the UA IRB and what is needed to get your project started. 

12/7/17 

Drugs-Understanding what information is needed to provide the IRB. When is an IND needed?

12/14/17 

Who is participating in the research? - Understanding who is considered a participant in your research and who is the research staff.