The KUMC Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) was developed to ensure the rights, safety and welfare of all subjects recruited or enrolled in research projects, regardless of funding source. The program also ensures that all personnel involved in research activities understand and comply with the ethical standards of research. The HRPP coordinates oversight by incorporating all aspects of compliance related to human subjects research. The components of the HRPP are:
The Human Research Protection Program is pleased to offer Consultation Appointments, to assist investigators, coordinators, residents, and students with pre-review and other questions about HSC submissions. Half-hour appointments will be offered during the following times:
Mondays: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wednesdays: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fridays: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Other times can be arranged when requested. Investigators may use the 30-minute time slot for help in evaluating the feasibility of a project and possible regulatory implications, pre-review of your draft HSC application, protocol and consent form, assistance with answering provisos, and general questions about HSC and other regulatory requirements. To schedule an appointment, please contact the HRPP Director at 588-0942 or the HSC Office at 588-1240.
WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 19, 2007 -- The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP) today announced the first organizations to be accredited in the states of Kansas, Oklahoma and West Virginia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The list includes both major universities and nine Veterans Affairs facilities and now brings the number of states with AAHRPP-accredited organizations to 32 (including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico). The following were received full accreditation » » Click here for more details