Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)
|The University of Florida (UF) is committed to protecting the rights and welfare of participants involved in human research. This institutional mission is led by UF’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) which provides oversight, administrative support and educational training to ensure that UF complies with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations / requirements.
UF’s HRPP is not a specific office, rather it consists of multiple components and is lead by the Office of Research. The primary components of the HRPP are:
UF is committed to protecting research participants, upholding ethical standards, and improving our practice at every step. Individuals conducting, supporting or reviewing human research studies should familiarize themselves with all applicable policies. In order to protect participants and stay compliant, all individuals involved in human research should regularly review policies, procedures and guidelines since they are constantly evolving.
- Institutional Designations Policy
- Human Research Protection Program Policy
- Undue Influence of the HRPP Policy
- Suspension and Termination by the Institution Policy
- Institutional Financial Interests Policy
- Management of Financial Interests Policy
- Annual Evaluation of the HRPP Policy
- Principal Investigator and Student Roles in Human Research Policy
For Investigators and Research Staff
This section provides important links to Investigators and Research Staff in order to assist with maintaining compliance with polices, procedures and regulations.
For Research Participants
This section is designed to assist former, current, or prospective human research participants in obtaining information or offering input regarding research and clinical trials. It provides important contact information for questions and concerns about participation in research as well as a printable brochure.