Human Research Protection Program

The University of Georgia is committed to protecting the rights, welfare and privacy of individuals who participate in research activities conducted by the university or under its auspices. In order to fulfill this commitment, the University has established the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) as a university-wide program under the Office of Research. UGA conducts human subject research under a registered Federal-Wide Assurance with the Office of Human Research Protections, #00003901.

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Accreditation

As a demonstration our commitment to the highest ethical standards in the protection of human research participants, the University of Georgia received accreditation of its Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) through the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP).

HRPP Accreditation Seal

Important Announcements

Impact of COVID-19 response on human subjects research

The Human Subjects Office has created FAQs to provide human subjects researchers with guidance as UGA responds to COVID-19 concerns. Please consult this revised FAQ first and contact the Human Subjects Office at irb@uga.edu if you have any additional questions.  Learn more