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University of Rochester

Protecting and overseeing human subject research

The Office for Human Subject Protection (OHSP) supports the administration of the University of Rochester’s Human Research Protection Program (UR-HRPP).

Committed to safe human subject research

The University of Rochester is committed to protecting the rights, dignity and welfare of human subjects. Our research is guided by the ethical principles described in the Belmont Report.

The University follows Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations. The University also considers guidance provided by DHHS & FDA as part of their commitment.

The University is accredited through the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) and is a SmartIRB participating institution.

Updates and announcements

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