DOE Worker Health-Related Studies and Programs

Other Web Sites of Interest

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)
The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) provides clarification and guidance to research institutions, develops educational programs and materials, and promotes innovative approaches to enhancing human subject protections for research that is conducted or supported by HHS. Nearly 10,000 universities, hospitals, and other research institutions in the United States and abroad have formal agreements (“assurances”) with OHRP to comply with the regulations pertaining to human subject protections.

Maintained by the Health Law and Policy Institute, University of Houston, this site contains hundreds of annotated links to informative Web sites pertaining to health law, health policy, and general health.

Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania
A leader in bioethics research and its deployment in the ethical, efficient, and compassionate practice of the life sciences and medicine. The Center has become a world-renowned educational and research enterprise.

Archive of the National Human Research Protections Advisory Committee (NHRPAC)
Charter expired in July 2002. Materials are presented for archival and reference purposes.

Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections
Formerly known as the National Human Research Protections Advisory Committee. Chartered in Oct. 2002 to provide expert advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Assistant Secretary for Health on issues and topics pertaining to or associated with the protection of human research subjects.

Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research Oversight (ORO)
Serves as the primary VHA office in advising the Under Secretary for Health on all matters of compliance and assurance regarding human subjects protections, animal welfare, research safety, and research misconduct.

Coalition for Patient Rights (CPR)
CPR consists of 34 organizations representing a variety of licensed health care professionals who provide a diverse array of safe, effective, and affordable health care services to millions of patients each year. CPR is committed to advocating for the practice rights of its members for the sake of their patients who rely on them for the many and varied services they provide.

Statement of Administration Policy – Genetic Non-Discrimination Act of 2003
Issued October 2003 to prohibit discrimination in health insurance and employment based on genetic information.

See also: Genome-Related Web Sites and Resources

Content reviewed: August 27, 2012