Office for Human Research Protections


About OHRP

Find out more about the Office for Human Research Protections.

Regulations, Policy & Guidance

Learn about federal regulations that protect human subjects in research and find policy and guidance materials related to the regulations.

Education & Outreach

Get information about OHRP educational events, programs, and materials.

Compliance & Reporting

Find out how OHRP exercises regulatory oversight and responds to reports of incidents in HHS-supported research.


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Register IRBs & Obtain FWAs

Learn how institutions can register IRBs and obtain FWAs.

SACHRP Committee

Find out more about the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections.


Learn how OHRP promotes ethical conduct and regulatory compliance in HHS-supported research studies conducted outside the United States.


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