Office of Human Research Protection Program
The Office of Human Research Protection Program (OHRPP) manages all clinical research conducted under the guidance of DHR Health Institute for Research & Development. OHRPP in partnership with the research community is responsible for ensuring the safety and welfare of participants in clinical trials conducted under the aegis of the DHR Health Institute for Research & Development.
Accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP) demonstrates the excellence of a research program which provides the most comprehensive protections for research participants. The DHR Health Institute for Research and Development currently follows the AAHRPP Accreditation Standards as it prepares to apply for accreditation.
OHRPP also provides administrative support to the Institutional Review Board (IRB), DHR Health Institute for Research & Development. It is also involved in facilitating the submission of clinical protocols by physician-investigators, fellows, residents, students and staff in various service lines at DHR Health System.