Working With Multiple IRBs in the New Era of Mandated sIRB

On-Demand Webinar

Presented by: James Riddle

NIH policy mandates use of a single IRB (sIRB).  OHRP Common Rule regulations will expand the requirement to all federal research in January 2020, and the FDA may issue similar requirements as part of regulatory harmonization. All this means that research sites will increasingly need to work with multiple IRBs, not just the local IRB. This transition will impact many aspects of how research sites conduct research and interact with the IRB, especially for sites previously accustomed to working with only a local IRB. In this webinar, James Riddle will discuss the implications for research sites in this new era of mandated sIRB.

Webinar Objectives:

  • Describe NIH and OHRP rules on sIRB
  • Identify the common similarities and differences that exist from one IRB to another
  • Develop practical ways to prepare your site for working with multiple IRB

About the Presenter

James Riddle

James offers nearly 20 years of experience leading private and academic programs in the healthcare, human subject protections, and lab animal care and use fields. He skillfully manages large operations and technology teams to keep research moving forward. James was previously the vice president of operations and director of technology at another major accredited central IRB and Assistant Director in the Institutional Review Office of the Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center. He has served on the board of the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR) and the steering committee of the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI). He has also served as an AAHRPP site visitor. In addition to being on the editorial board of the journal IRB Advisor and the leadership team for the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES) Committee on Accreditation, he is a faculty member, mentor, and regular speaker for Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) and other industry conferences.

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