Anil Gollahalli, University Vice President & General Counsel

Welcome to the Office of Human Research Participant Protection (HRPP) website. The HRPP was established by the University to support the University’s commitment to the protection of human participants in research.

The HRPP not only encompasses the Institutional Review Board’s review of research but extends its mission to provide guidance and resources to investigators and research teams through education, quality improvement, and outreach programs.

The HRPP has earned full accreditation through the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs.Attainment of accreditation demonstrates our commitment to excellence in research and the protection of our research participants.

As the Organizational Official, my responsibilities include overseeing the HRPP on both the HSC and Norman campuses and acting for and approving actions regarding and on behalf of the HRPP.

Listed below are other key institutional officials and their relation to the HRPP:

  • Dr. Glen Krutz, Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives, serves as the Institutional Official for the Norman Campus.
  • Jason Sanders, M.D., Interim Senior Vice President & Provost, serves as the Institutional Official for the HSC Campus
  • Sandra Nettleton, Director of Compliance, oversees operation of the Office of HRPP for the Norman campus.
  • James Tomasek, Ph.D., Vice President for Research, oversees operation of the Office of HRPP for the HSC campus.