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IMedris routing


Dear Graduate Students, when you work on your in IRB application in iMedRis, please remember that, as of July 1, 2016, the current review chain is: Department Review Chair (DRC)-Leslee Fisher Department Head (delegated)-Steven Waller  

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IRB update


MEMORANDUM TO:                             UTK Research Community FROM:                      Dr. Colleen Gilrane, IRB Chairperson Dr. Robert Nobles, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research DATE:                       May 4, 2015 SUBJECT:               Updates related to the Institutional Review Board Dear Colleagues, The Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the … Continue reading

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IRB: iMedRIS Training Available


The Office of Research and Engagement is offering new training sessions for the research compliance software, iMedRIS. IMedRIS is a web-based system that enables online application submission, real-time submission tracking, review, post-approval compliance activities, and data management. It is currently implemented … Continue reading

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Staudt Named New IRB Vice Chair


Marlys Staudt, associate professor of social work, has been named vice chair of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Institutional Review Board (IRB). “I was pleased and honored to be asked to serve as vice chair,” said Staudt. “I have enjoyed … Continue reading

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IRB Tip #5


If the IRB asked you to resubmit your application with changes, your faculty advisor, the DRC (Dr. Waller), and Department Head (Dr. Fairbrother) do not have to review and sign-off a second time after the initial sign-off. The key is … Continue reading

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IRB Tip #4: iMedRIS Training Sessions- Spring/Summer


Planning on doing research? Get iMedRIS training early! iMedRIS Training Sessions- Spring/Summer The Office of Research and Engagement is offering new training sessions for the research compliance software, iMedRIS. IMedRIS is a web-based system that enables online application submission, real-time … Continue reading

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IRB Tip #3


Planning on doing research? Submit IRB application early! In terms of timeline for review, UT’s IRB has the following goals for responding to initial submissions: Exempt within five days Expedited within three to five weeks Full Board following the IRB … Continue reading

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