WASHINGTON, 23 Dec 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs announced today that it has granted full accreditation to Albuquerque Clinical Trials Inc., a clinical research center in New Mexico.
Albuquerque Clinical Trials Inc. joins more than 600 facilities worldwide to meet AAHRPP accreditation requirements, widely regarded as the gold standard for high quality, ethical research. In order to receive accreditation, organizations must demonstrate that they have taken comprehensive safety precautions at all levels of their research activities and that they adhere to high research standards.
“The AAHRPP accreditation is a mark of quality”, AAHRPP President and CEO Elyse I. Summer said. “At a time of heightened public interest in research, accreditation offers the assurance that organizations have done ethical research, have taken all possible safety precautions – and that their results can be trusted.
“We applaud Albuquerque Clinical Trials and all AAHRPP-accredited organizations for their commitment to advancing quality research and the public good that results from it,” she added. “We are pleased that AAHRPP accreditation is expanding into all areas of human research, especially at this time of unprecedented development and innovation needs around the world.”
AAHRPP has accredited research facilities in the United States and in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Jordan, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.
All of the major independent institutional review boards in the United States have received AAHRPP accreditation. In addition, more than 70% of US medical schools and 85% of leading academic medical centers are AAHRPP accredited or have begun the accreditation process with the US National Institutes of Health.
About AAHRPP: As a not-for-profit organization, AAHRPP provides accreditation to organizations that conduct or review human research and can demonstrate that their protection exceeds the protections required by the US government. To learn more, visit www.aahrpp.org.
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Michelle Feige, MSW, LCSW-C
Senior Vice President
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