The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) provides leadership in the protection of the rights, welfare, and wellbeing of subjects involved in research conducted or supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. OHRP helps ensure this by providing clarification and guidance, developing educational programs and materials, maintaining regulatory oversight, and providing advice on ethical and regulatory issues in biomedical and social-behavioral research. History Find historical information about OHRP and the events that led to its formation. Organization Learn about OHRP and its organizational structure. Staff See the directory of OHRP staff. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request Learn how to request information about OHRP documents, files, and records. OHRP Publications Access publications by OHRP staff. Contact Us Find out how to contact OHRP by phone, email, or mail.