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Clinical Research Times

December 22, 2020

Dear Colleague:

I will be stepping down from my position as Director of the Office of Human Research Affairs on Wednesday, December 23, 2020.  This month’s CR TIMES provides a recap of the Feature Articles written or updated during my tenure since 2014 – a period of significant changes to the INSPIR II system, federal regulations, and institutional policies as a result of the AAHRPP accreditation process.

Also check out:

  • “Dear IRB” on the use of telemedicine for surveys
  • “The CRRO Corner” on upcoming 2021 training, seminars, and RPN Workshops
  • “Things to Know” on updated/new consent templates;  INSPIR application updates on Using Approved Options for Sharing Data with Third Parties and Retaining Data for Future Use; and BMC Remote Study Design Guidance

Learn more at

John Ennever, MD, PhD, CIP, CR TIMES Editor
Director, Human Research Protection Program
Office of Human Research Affairs