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HRPO Seminar - New Common Rule Changes

UPTOWN: Lavin-Bernick Center, DOWNTOWN: Tidewater Building
UPTOWN: Stibbs Conference Room 203, DOWNTOWN: Diboll Auditorium

Featuring Cheryl Savini, CIP and Judy Matuk, MS of HRP Consulting Group

HRP Consulting Group

Revisions have been made to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (The Common Rule, 45 CFR 46).  The Final Rule is scheduled to be effective on January 21, 2019. 

Please join Cheryl Savini, CIP and Judy Matuk, MS from HRP Consulting Group and Lucia LaSalle, CIP from the Tulane Human Research Protection Program to learn about the changes and the types of research that will be affected.

Cheryl Savini, CIP is the Senior Vice President of HRP Consulting Group. Ms. Savini has over 25 years of experience in human research protections, in both the biomedical and social and behavioral fields.  Ms. Savini is a Certified IRB Professional (CIP) and has been honored with several distinguished awards, including; the University Presidential Award at the University at Albany, the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Professional Service; and the Initiatives for Women Award.

Judy Matuk, MS is the Senior Consultant for HRP Consulting Group.  Ms. Matuk was formerly the Institutional Official for Human Research Protections, the Deputy Institutional Official for Animal Welfare, and the Research Integrity Officer at Stony Brook University. She has been a peer reviewer/editor/contributor for the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) web-based training program since 2001. In addition to having served on the Accreditation Council of Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP), Ms. Matuk was a site visitor and team leader for that organization from 2010-2018.

The New Common Rule Changes Seminar will be an educational session for Tulane Researchers and IRB Members, focusing on HRPO policies, implementation and the practical considerations of the changes.  This seminar is open to the entire Tulane research community.

The seminar will be held on both the uptown and downtown campuses.



Please use the following link to register for one of the sessions: RSVP for New Common Rule Changes Seminar


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