For Research Participants

Participant Rights


Research Participant Checklist (what should you know before participating in research)


Participant Questions, Comments, Complaints, or ConcernsPlease feel free to contact our office at 617-432-2149 (toll free at 1-866-606-0573) if you’d like to:

  • Ask questions about your rights as a study participant
  • Report concerns, or complaints about the research which have not been adequately addressed by members of the study staff
  • Obtain assistance in reaching the study staff
  • Request more information from, or offer suggestions about the Harvard Chan School Human Research Protection Program

Our mailing address is:

OHRA Institutional Review Board
90 Smith Street, 3rd floor
Boston, MA 02120

If you prefer to provide your comments anonymously, anyone (including Harvard Chan School employees) may do so by using this form.