Human Research Protections Program Office

Human Research Protections Program Office

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Main Office Phone Number: 301-319-4730 (direct) and 301-295-3303 (main VPR office) 

The Human Research Protections Program Office (HRPPO) is responsible for the implementation of the terms of the DOD Assurance for the Protection of Human Research Subjects and serves as the custodian of the DHHS Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) at USU. HRPPO is operationally within the Office of Regulatory Compliance under the Office of the Vice President of Research (VPR).

HRPPO Mission

The Human Research Protections Program Office supports the USU research community conduct human subjects research in accordance with applicable regulatory and ethical standards. The HRPPO operational processes are primarily dedicated, but not limited, to the administrative support and related activities of the USU IRB.

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Department of Defense and Federal Wide Assurance Information

The USUHS IRB operates under both: 

Department of Defense (DoD) Assurance: P60001

Health and Human Services (HHS) Assurance: FWA00001628