Human Systems Directorate
Directorate of Human Research Protections (DOHRP)
Department of Defense research involving human subjects is overseen by exemplary programs, constantly focused on the welfare of participants and their rights.
The mission of every institution within the Department of Defense is to ensure a culture of compliance with federal laws, Department of Defense policies, and best practices in the protection of participants in its studies.
DoD Reference Documents
- 32 CFR 219 (aka the Common Rule), “Protection of Human Subjects”: DoD Law replicating Common Rule Agencies’ Laws, hence the “Common Rule”
- DoD Instruction Implementing the Common Rule/32 CFR 219: DoD Instruction 3216.02 “Protection of Human Subjects and Adherence to Ethical Standards in DoD-Supported Research”