Clinical Lecture Series

Target audience

Health professionals working on human subjects research.

Educational objectives

Participants should be able to discuss the most current information and relevant approaches to research involving human subjects.


To educate clinical research professionals on the basics of clinical research. There are also courses of interest on current and novel research. The lectures in this series will help provide a more effective, efficient and cohesive clinical research environment at the University of Iowa.

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Upcoming Lecture:

ICTS Clinical Lecture Series - Working WITH the IRB


Kelly O’Berry, BS CIP, Assistant Director IRB Education and Outreach

Debra O’Connell-Moore, MBA, ICTS Clinical Research Specialist

Date/Time: June 6, 2024, 12:00 PM –1:00 PM

Location: Join Zoom Meeting


  • The Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Human Subjects Office (HSO) are an integral part of the UI research enterprise. HSO staff, the board and IRB members, and UI researchers and research staff share the responsibility for ensuring that research is conducted in an ethical manner; to protect the rights, safety, and welfare of participants. This lecture will provide guidance for the research community to successfully work WITH the IRB/HSO to:
    • Explore novel research methodologies

    • Inquire about forms and reporting requirements

    • Ask for help with IRB submissions

    • Learn about regulations and policies


Continuing education credit

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Each session in this educational series for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Iowa College of Nursing

Full time attendance for this program will award 1.0 contact hours.

Contact information

If you have questions for presenters or suggestions for topics, please contact: Dori Hinson


Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


Help the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Iowa continue making new strides in medical research by citing the NIH CTSA program grant UM1TR004403.