Eight Organizations Earn AAHRPP Accreditation

March 16, 2011
Company News Release

The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) is pleased to announce that eight new organizations have been awarded Full Accreditation at the most recent meeting of its Council on Accreditation. AAHRPP's accreditation program is the field's primary vehicle for setting uniform, high standards across the research enterprise—in both the private and non-profit sectors. Accreditation internationally recognizes individual HRPPs that have demonstrated their commitment to providing strong protections to research participants and is capable of delivering on that promise. The list of accredited organization now includes the following organizations:

  • Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR

  • Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

  • Guthrie Healthcare System, Sayre, PA

  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

  • Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN

  • The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

  • Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston-Salem, NC

  • William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI