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


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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