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. 

What Is AAHRPP?
Why Seek AAHRPP Accreditation?
AAHRPP Accreditation:
What’s Next?

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.

OHRPP is also responsible for ensuring compliance with Federal Wide Assurance (FWA 0014304) provided by the DHR Health Institute for Research & Development to the Office of Human Research Protection, Department of Health & Human Services. Below are some resources for investigators interested in conducting clinical research at DHR Health Institute for Research & Development:

Types of IRB Reviews

List of Affiliated IRBs

IRB Committee Meeting Schedule

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