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Emory IRB Webinar: Researcher Q&A

A special IRB webinar to ring in the New Year!
On January 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm, the Emory IRB will host a special version of our monthly webinar: a Q&A Forum!  We will start with some updates, but the majority of the time will be dedicated to your questions. If you’d like to submit a question, please fill provide your information via this Google Survey. Please plan to submit all questions through the survey by 9:00 am on January 10th. Any additional questions can be entered in the chat window of the webinar page during the live presentation. A link to the live webinar, as well as recordings of past webinars, can be found on the Webinars page of the IRB website.

Emory IRB Plan During the Emory's Winter Recess

The Emory IRB office will be closed December 24 through January 1 for Emory’s Winter Recess. During this time, the IRB will only be addressing emergent issues such as: participant deaths, or participant complaints that require prompt attention. If you require emergency assistance during the break, please email one or more of our “Staff Leadership” found here:  

All non-urgent tasks and/or inquiries will be handled when offices reopen on Wednesday, January 2nd.

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