Human Research Protection Office (HRPO)

Welcome to the University of Massachusetts Amherst Human Research Protection Office (HRPO).  UMass Amherst assumes responsibility for the protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects in accordance with federal regulations and the campus Federal Wide Assurance issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

If you would like to take part in a research study at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, please contact our offices.

You may also reference the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) booklet "Becoming a Research Volunteer: It's Your Decision."

Human Research Protection Office (HRPO)
304 Research Administration Building
70 Butterfield Terrace
University Of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9242

Phone: (413) 545-3428
FAX: (413) 577-1728
Email: humansubjects@ora.umass.edu