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Vulnerable Populations and How We Protect Them in Research

45 CFR 46 is the set of HHS regulations governing the practice of human-subject research. It is made up of five subparts, and in 2018, Subpart A (also referred to as the Common Rule) was revised. One particular area of guidance that was modified is the HHS definition of vulnerable populations. Historically, vulnerable populations have … more »
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Work With Us: Program Evaluation Intern (Paid)

Location: Virtual/Anywhere The Ideal Individual: We’re looking for someone who has an appreciation for helping organizations use data as part of their decision-making process. Specifically, you’re interested in collaborating with partners to increase their capacity to use data as a tool to identity opportunities within their processes, track progress towards their intended outcomes, and guide … more »
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Our First Activity Book

If you haven’t heard yet, Team Viable grew by one person recently. Deven and Marissa welcomed Baby Reagan into the world last week, and we are so very excited to start her onboarding! 😊 In celebration of this wonderful arrival, we thought it would be super fun to develop a short activity book and share … more »
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What is “Risk” and How do we Measure It?

Hi everyone! Phil here. The topic of this month’s VIRB blog is going to focus on the important topic of risk assessment in research. I hope you find this informative, and you walk away thinking about how risk plays into the evaluation or research work that you may be engaging in. What is “risk” and … more »
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