Association for the Accreditation
of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. ®

About: Testimonials

"AAHRPP is a leader in how we think about human research protections.  "

Martha Jones, MA, CIP

Vice President, Human Research Affairs

Mass General Brigham

Elisa Hurley, PhD

Former Executive Director

Public Responsibiliy in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R)

Quincy Byrdsong, EdD, CIP, CCRP

Vice President, Research Operations

Ballard Health


We were…elevating human research protections from simply an IRB activity to a comprehensive program within the organization. It was a completely different way of thinking.


Marjorie A. Speers, PhD

Former President and CEO


"We...viewed accreditation as values-driven, not rule-driven. We wanted to make sure ethics would be at the center of any accreditation standards."

Joan Rachlin, JD, MPH

Former Executive Director

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R)

Kenia Viamonte, MA

Director, Human Subject Research

University of Miami