Request for Unaffiliated IRB Members

May 31, 2023

Do you know someone who might be interested in volunteering as an unaffiliated member for our IRB?

IRB Chair Announcement

May 31, 2023

Long-time IRB chair Dr. Rahko is departing. Dr. Mathur will begin filling this role for the HS IRB as of July 1.

Additional Translated Short Forms Now Available

April 5, 2023

Resources available for researchers needing short forms in languages other than Spanish and Vietnamese.

Toolkit Revisions Live

February 23, 2023

The latest round of revisions went live at the beginning of this month. Updates to the Investigator Manual, Reliance Manual, and various templates were made.

Retiring IRB KB Sites

February 23, 2023

The Health Sciences and ED/SBS IRB KB sites will no longer be available as of March 1, 2023.

VA Status Page ARROW Updates

February 23, 2023

The VA RDC (Research and Development Committee) may grant permission for some non-VA studies to conduct limited activities involving the VA without these studies falling under the purview of the VA RDC.

Reminder to Use Stamped Consent Documents

February 23, 2023

For studies approved by a UW-Madison IRB, the stamped consent document must be used when obtaining written consent on a physical form.

Records Retention Changes in ARROW

January 13, 2023

This spring, OVCRGE ARROW IT and IRB will begin the process of permanently deleting applications from ARROW that have reached their scheduled record retention period.

New Leadership Updates

January 13, 2023

Announcing a new Associate Director of HRPP Quality, Compliance, and Reliance and interim IRB Director.

Introducing New Staff

November 28, 2022

Welcome to Nathan Putman-Buehler and Sarah Dietz, who are joining both the RELIANT and HS IRB teams.