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Effective July 1 2014, we have a Health Risk Assessment requirement for all students working with animals who have paid their health fees.  Students will be required to complete the CITI training, the OHS training announced on June 13, and to...

OHS Program Changes for IACUC

Friday, June 13, 2014 - 12:28pm
Effective July 1, 2014, we will be rolling out OHS elements for our IACUC program: 1. Risk awareness and 2. Risk assessment. Please visit our online training page under "Animals" for more information.

Updated CITI training instructions

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 3:24pm
In summer 2013, the CITI training site underwent a signficant format transformation  We have posted new instructions for training requirements and CITI training instructions on the training pages for: Humans (IRB) Animals (IACUC) Biosafety (...

New IRB consent forms available

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 3:02pm
Human Subjects Researchers take note--we have updated the following consent templates: Biomedical research SBER research Interviews Focus Groups These were updated to include permission for photography/videography of the participants and in some...

IRB no longer sending hard copies of letters

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 9:03am
In an effort to streamline operations, the IRB will no longer send paper copies of approval or closure letters. You will continue to receive letters via emails. If you have any questions, please contact the IRB office at irb@appstate.edu.

New procedure for closing IRBs

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 2:24pm
If you are conducing IRB approved research and your study is complete, there is a new procedure for notifying the IRB (to stop all those pesky reminder letters):  Researchers closing studies that were reviewed via expedited review or full board...

New Policy on Human Subject Recruitment Published

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 4:49pm
Appalachian has a new policy on recruitment for human subjects research.  Policy #216 applies to any recruitment by an Appalachian researcher as well as when an external researcher contacts Appalachian for permission to recruit...

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Director of Research Protections
Robin Tyndall
828-262-2692
tyndallrs@appstate.edu

Assistant Director of Research Protections
Monica Molina
828-262-4060
molinamm@appstate.edu

Assistant Director of IACUC and IBC Programs
Shante' Mathes
828-262-2901
mathessc@appstate.edu

Compliance Coordinator
Dennis Gabriels
828-262-2721
gabrielsdl@appstate.edu

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