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View in Spanish: Oficina de Protección de los Seres Humanos en la Investigación

Office for Human Research Protections (AH-fis … HYOO-mun reh-SERCH proh-TEK-shuns)
The office within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that protects the rights, welfare, and well-being of people involved in clinical trials. It also makes sure that the research follows the law 45 CFR 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). Also called OHRP.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.