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Research Conduct and Compliance Office

The Research Conduct and Compliance Office of the University of Pittsburgh will oversee and facilitate the conduct of ethical and regulation-compliant human and animal subject research through an integrated system of research review, audit and educational programs established in a manner that maximizes institutional effectiveness.


Training is mandatory for all personnel listed on a research protocol. The training requirements are determined by the type of reseach being conducted.

Guidance regarding requirements and recommendations on who must complete these training courses can be found by visiting
http://www.rcco.pitt.edu/ResearchTrainingRequirements.htm


Guidance for New Researchers

Information on how to get your research started at the University of Pittsburgh.


Investigators Leaving the University of Pittsburgh

A checklist for investigators leaving the University.


Controlled Substance Information

University guidelines have been developed to assist investigators in complying with the Controlled Substances Act and related regulations.


Industry Relationship Policy

The University of Pittsburgh Schools of Health Sciences and UPMC announce the new Industry Relationship Policy. Visit the Conflict of Interest web site for the resources to understand and comply with the new policy at http://www.coi.pitt.edu/IndustryRelationships

Video Presentations of RCCO Seminars

Presentations related to research compliance have been recorded and are available for viewing on the web.

Office of Investigator-Sponsored IND and IDE Support(O3IS)

Established for University researchers involved in investigator-sponsored IND and IDE studies under the FDA.

Conflict of Interest Disclosures:

Annual Conflict of Interest (COI) disclosures are due April 15th. The relevant faculty and staff electronic disclosure forms are available at the Conflict of Interest website, http://www.coi.pitt.edu/directive.htm

RCCO Organization Chart

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