Human Research Protection Program

Ochsner’s Human Research Protection Program’s (HRPP) mission is protecting the rights, welfare and privacy of all human research subjects at Ochsner. The mission is accomplished by implementing the ethical guidelines of the Belmont Report, complying with applicable federal regulations, and educating its workforce in good clinical practices as defined by FDA and ICH. Our HRPP is a framework through which we hold ourselves accountable in carrying out high quality and effective clinical research while continuing to maintain the highest ethical standards in the protection of research subjects at Ochsner.​ The Ochsner HRPP is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP)