Glossary Term


Office for Human Research Protections

The Office for Human Research Protections, provides leadership in the protection of the rights, welfare, and wellbeing of subjects involved in research conducted or supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’; responsible for implementing HHS regulations (45 CFR 46) governing biomedical and behavioral and or social science research involving human subjects (Alliance Terminology & Data Resources May 2021)