Performance Improvement 2013-2014. How Can the Human Research Protections Program at the National Institutes of Health be Enhanced?

01/01/2014

The Human Research Protections Program was established to ensure the protection of human subjects who participate in research conducted by the NIH's institutes and centers (ICs). A study was undertaken to identify appropriate infrastructure changes needed to support goals leading to a more centralized and stronger program.

The study revealed some specific ways to enhance the program: establish a training verification system; develop a centralized training records database; and establish a more centralized structure for management and oversight.

Report Title: Process Evaluation to Determine If the Revised Standard Operating Procedures, the Re-Design of the NIH Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) Have Been Implemented to Meet the NIH Goal for AAHRPP Accreditation
Agency Sponsor: NIH, National Institutes of Health
Federal Contact: Rosanna Ng, 301-496-5367
Performer: Human Research Protections Consulting Group, Inc.
Record ID: 9938 (August 31, 2012)

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