DOE Human Subjects Protection Program

Organization and Personnel

The issue of oversight of the Human Subjects Protection Program within DOE is assigned to the Director for Biological and Environmental Research (BER) within the Office of Science. The program is managed in collaboration with the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) who has the responsibility for research involving NNSA elements within DOE.

Within the BER, the direct responsibility for the program lies in the Biological Systems Science Division (Health Sciences Research). A comprehensive organization chart for the Office of Science is available on the Office of Science Web site.

Within the NNSA, the direct responsibility for the program lies in the Office of Safety and Health. A comprehensive organization chart for NNSA is available on NNSA website.

Human Subjects Protection Program Management Team
Summary biographies of the management staff for DOE's Human Subjects Protection Program.

Human Subjects Working Group (HSWG)
A semiformal group of professionals directly involved in IRBs, research, management, and as community members. The group’s purpose is to help the management team provide educational and networking opportunities for the DOE human subjects community.

Supporting Staff
Information on additional personnel who work throughout the DOE system in support of the Human Subjects Protection Program.

Content reviewed: November 12, 2013