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Common Acronyms

AAHRPP Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs


Adverse Event / Adverse Experience
AR Administrative Regulation ( UK )
CCTS Center for Clinical and Translational Science
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
COI Conflict of Interest
CR Continuation Review
CRF Case Report Form
CR-DOC Clinical Research Development and Operations Center
CRO Clinical Research Office
CV Curriculum Vitae
DHHS (or HHS) Department of Health and Human Services
DSMB Data and Safety Monitoring Board
DSMP Data and Safety Monitoring Plan
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FR Final Review
FWA Federal Wide Assurance
GCP Good Clinical Practice
GIS General Information Sheet
HHS (or DHHS) Department of Health and Human Services
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (Privacy Rule)
IBC Institutional Biosafety Committee ( UK )
ICH International Conference on Harmonisation
IDS Investigational Drug Service ( UK )
IRB Institutional Review Board
KP Key Personnel
LAR Legally Authorized Representative
NA (or N/A) Not Applicable
NCI National Cancer Institute
NIH National Institute of Health
OHRP Office for Human Research Protections
ORI Office of Research Integrity ( UK )
OSPA Office of Sponsored Projects Administration ( UK )
PHI Protected Health Information
PI Principal Investigator
QIP Quality Improvement Program
RDRC Radioactive Drug Research Committee
RSC Radiation Safety Committee ( UK )
SD Source Document
SOP Standard Operating Procedure
SP Study Personnel
TJC The Joint Commission (previously JCAHO - Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations)
UK University of Kentucky
UP Unanticipated Problem
VA Veterans Affairs