Molly Klote, MD
The mission of VA's Program for Office of Research Protections, Policy, and Education (ORPP&E) is to protect participants in VA human research. ORPP&E is responsible for: all policy development and guidance for human research protection in the VA; all training and education in human research protection throughout the VA; and creating and implementing the VA Central IRB. ORPP&E's Vision is to make VA human research as safe as possible. ORPP&E is excited to be working closely with the talented and dedicated people throughout the VA to create a culture of shared responsibility and accountability that holds the protection of VA human research participants as its highest goal.
ORD Guidance on Transitioning VA Human Research Studies to the Revised Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (the 2018 Requirements) (February 8, 2019)
2018 Common Rule and HRPP Tools (January 28, 2019)
VHA Directive 1200.05: Requirements for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research (January 7, 2019)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, have issued final revisions to the Common Rule. The Final Rule was published in the Federal Register on January 19, 2017.