Office of Research Integrity (ORI)
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Revised Common Rule Cooperative Research Provision Compliance Date is January 20, 2020
As of January 20, 2020, According to the Revised Common Rule’s Cooperative Research Provision (45 CFR 46.114), all institutions located in the United States that are engaged in cooperative research conducted or supported by a Common Rule department or agency must rely upon approval by a Single IRB for the portion of the research conducted in the United States. For further information, click here.
See our new AAHRPP Re-accreditation Website!!
The AAHRPP re-accreditation review process will continue through 2019, culminating with a site visit. Visit our AAHRPP Re-Accreditation Website to view training materials, Q & A, policy updates, and more.
Need help with a research or IRB related topic? Find answers and A-Z guidance in the IRB Survival Handbook.
ORI supports the institution in promoting ethical conduct of human research and educating University of Kentucky (UK) faculty, staff, and students regarding human research compliance and research ethics.
ORI provides research support services including IRB review, policy development, web-based IRB submission (E-IRB), HIPAA/FERPA research reviews, protocol review management, ethical and regulatory education, quality improvement review, reliance agreement management, and research misconduct prevention and allegation management. ORI provides support for six federally mandated review committees: four Medical and one Nonmedical Institutional Review Boards (IRB), and the Radioactive Drug Research Committee (RDRC).
The UK Human Research Program is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP).
In December 2018, the University of Kentucky Office of Research Integrity (ORI) won an Award of Excellence for Best Practice in Human Research Protection for the “Informed Consent Workshop: From Perception to Process.” The four-hour, hands-on workshop assists researchers in adopting new informed consent rules. Read more…