*** The Office of Human Research Administration will be hosting an IRB member retreat on Wednesday, April 29th. As a result, IRB and Quality Improvement Program staff will be unavailable between 10 am – 3 pm. If you have any questions or concerns about this interpretation in service, please contact OHRA Director Leslie Howes at lhowes@hsph.harvard.edu or 617-432-2153.***


The Office of Human Research Administration (OHRA) at Harvard Longwood Medical Area is a comprehensive administrative office designed to review, approve, assist, and oversee all human research projects conducted by Harvard T. H Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Dental Medicine faculty members and students. OHRA is the primary component of Harvard Longwood Medical Area’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP). Within OHRA there are two major units: IRB Operations and Quality Improvement Program.