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Navigating the IRB at UNC: Important Updates and Tips for Writing a Successful IRB Application

December 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Navigating the IRB at UNC: Important Updates and Tips for Writing a Successful IRB Application

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 6, 2019, Beard 200 & Karpen 103

Are you considering a study involving human participants? Have you struggled to obtain IRB approval in the past? This session will provide you with tools and strategies for successfully navigating the IRB process at UNC. Participants will learn about recent updates to federal regulations on human subjects (e.g. exemption categories), changes to the UNC IRB form, and restructuring of the UNC IRB. Please join us as UNC’s Director of the Office of Human Research Ethics, Cassie Myers, helps us learn about the UNC IRB and ways to address common research challenges in pharmacy education and practice.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Tuesday, December 3, at 5 p.m.

To Register Click Here

The University Of North Carolina Eshelman School Of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE program 0046-9999-19-428-L03-P provides 1.0 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education credit. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE attendance form and the online evaluation of the program (included in LECE which will open after the workshop). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks. **No partial credit will be available**

Cassandra Myers

Director, Office of Human Research Ethics

Cassandra (Cassie) Myers is the Director for the Office of Human Research Ethics at UNC-Chapel Hill.  Myers has over 15 years’ experience in IRB administration and healthcare; managing Institutional Review Boards (IRB), developing clinical guidelines, and leading process improvement efforts.  Myers is a graduate of The University of Minnesota in Health Management with an emphasis in Biochemistry.  She is also a Certified IRB Professional (CIP).  Myers came to UNC in 2018 with a breadth of knowledge gained from several organizations in Minnesota, including; Mayo Clinic, ICSI (HealthPartners) and most recently Allina Health in Minneapolis, MN, where she was the IRB Manager.





Event FAQ

  • Lunch will be provided at 11:30 AM. When you register, please indicate if you will attend the lunch session and include any dietary restrictions.
  • A Zoom link will be provided prior to the session via a confirmation email for registrants who indicate that they will attend the session remotely.
  • Parking passes are available only for guests and visitors employed at locations outside of the UNC campus. Please bring your parking deck ticket to the event to receive a pass.


December 6, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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