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Letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services Criticizing Recent Action Taken by the Office for Human Research Protections

January 9, 2013

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Public Citizen expresses serious concern with the recent dangerously lax compliance oversight determinations made by the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) — a program office within the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services — that, unless overturned, will seriously undermine the regulatory protections for children provided under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) human-subjects protection regulations.

February 20, 2013, Preliminary response from the HHS Assistant Secretary for Health

July 9, 2013, Response from the Office for Human Research Protections

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