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News & Announcements


Rascal IRB Protocol Workshop

Date: October 27, 2015

Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm

Location: Hammer LL203



Combined Consent and HIPAA Authorization Form - new process


Policy & Guidance Refresher

September/October 2015

Disclosure of Social Security Numbers Outside of Columbia for Research Purposes

Disclosure of Social Security Numbers (SSNs) to entities outside of Columbia for research purposes requires authorization from institutional officials and high level security precautions, in addition to approval by the IRB.

PGR Archive


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