Central Illinois

The Central Illinois SOCRA Chapter presents: 


Overview of the Major Changes Proposed in the NPRM (Revisions to the Common Rule)

 Thursday, July 14, 2016

Illinois Cancer Care Peoria IL 309-243-3607


After attending this meeting you will know more about:


  • The history of the Common Rule (45 CFR 46)
  • A high-level summary of the major changes to the Common Rule(45 CFR 46) proposed in the HHS Notice of Proposed Rule making (NPRM)for the Protection of Human Subjects
  • The Federal Rule making process
  • The elements which were not addressed or were missing from the NPRM Public comments submitted in response to the NPRM


 Special Guest Speaker


Heather E. Hermann, B.Sc., CIP, CHRC
Ms. Heather Hermann is a specialist in regulatory support,compliance and education asit pertains to the fields of biomedical research, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals. She has experience ensuring the highest standards of compliance with local,federal,and international regulations, working with medical and health sciences faculty, staff, and

students, biomedical scientists in private industry and teams of people trained in the health, social,and behavioral sciences.

Ms. Hermann currently serves as Corporate Research Compliance Officer for OSF Healthcare System, Illinois and Michigan.There her responsibilities include development of the Corporate Research Compliance Plan, identifying key research related compliance risks, and development of compliance policies, procedures, and education programs and materials for clinical research staff.

Ms. Hermann received her Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from Dominican University and is currently pursuing her Master of Science degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences from the University of Illinois. She is certified in Health care Research Compliance(CHRC), and is a Certified IRB Professional (CIP).


1.0 SOCRA CE credits provided for attendance for SOCRA members


For Questions or if interested in attending, please RSVP via phone or email by 7/12/16

Heather Burks




Illinois Cancer Care

8940N.Wood Sage Rd.


*Light refreshments will be provided



Please share this announcement with your colleagues.

Chapter Chairperson:

Jamie Harper
Phone: 309-243-3618