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Health Topics: Research and Advocacy

Health topics: Research and advocacy



Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) (Health and Human Services Dept.), Human Research Protections (OHRP),Tower Bldg., 1101 Wootton Pkwy., #200, Rockville, MD 20852; (240) 453-6900. Fax, (240) 453-6909. Dr. Jerry Menikoff, Director. Toll-free, (866) 447-4777.

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Promotes the rights, welfare, and well-being of subjects involved in research conducted or supported by the Health and Human Services Dept.; helps to ensure that research is carried out in accordance with federal regulations by providing clarification and guidance, developing educational programs and materials, and maintaining regulatory oversight.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) (National Institutes of Health), Division of Extramural Research (DER),6710B Rockledge Dr., Bldg. 6710B, Room 2134, MSC 7002, Bethesda, MD 20892-7002; (301) ...

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