Welcoming a new team member to the ORIC

Johnathan Herczyk, MPH, is a Human Subject Research IRB Administrator in the West Virginia University Office of Research Integrity and Compliance (ORIC). A graduate of West Virginia University’s School of Public Health, John focused on Epidemiology and worked as a graduate research assistant at the WVU Injury Control Research Center.  His efforts were focused on projects relating to prescription drug misuse and abuse in West Virginia. 

John also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA.  While a student, he worked as a teaching assistant for General Biology Laboratories, Human Biology, and Histology.  Prior to joining the WVU ORIC, John worked as a counselor for juveniles placed into residential treatment programs.    

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Winter/Fall 2015 ORIC Newsletter

I would like to inform you of a new edition of the ORIC newsletter. This edition can be found here and contains news on several items, including:

 •        New and updated IRB standard operating procedures for human research

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WVU+kc Updates 10/5/215

Information Technology Services (ITS) appreciates your patience with this weekend’s outage of the WVU+kc (Kuali Coeus) electronic research administration system.  The following enhancements have been made:

IRB Module

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Writing and editing support available to WVCTSI members

Brandi Talkington, PhD, research coordinator, provides support to WVCTSI member investigators only, including NIH manuscript compliance guidance, IRB and protocol submission support, and writing and presentation development. She has specific experience in supporting investigators for whom English is a second language.

 Those WVCTSI members seeking assistance with IRB submissions and writing and/or editing abstracts, manuscripts, or PowerPoint or poster presentations should contact Brandi at bnsnyder@hsc.wvu.edu or 304-581-1959. Her office is located in WVCTSI's administrative offices in suite 2244 of the WVU Health Sciences Center. 

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WVU+kc IRB Updates 8/24/2015

Information Technology Services appreciates your patience with this weekend’s maintenance outage of WVU+kc. The following improvements have been made in the IRB protocol:

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Reminder to update your ORIC webpage links

In August, the ORIC website underwent updates, completely re-branding the face of our web portal.  You may notice that some previously used bookmarks or links may no longer work.  Please navigate through our website and update any bookmarks accordingly.  

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