Human Subjects Research Protection Program (HRPP)


The CUNY Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) is responsible for the protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects in research projects conducted at CUNY or by CUNY faculty, staff and students and RF CUNY staff. The program provides oversight, administrative support and educational training to ensure that CUNY research complies with federal and State regulations, University policy and the highest ethical standards. The CUNY HRPP comprises of 3 University Integrated Institutional Review Boards (IRBs); 2 convened and 1 expedited panel; and 21 on-site HRPP offices. For more information about the CUNY Human Research Protection Program, please click here. 

On the menu to your left, please see information pertaining to required CITI Training, instructions on how to use IDEATE, HRPP Educational Materials, as well as links to miscellaneous information.

All CUNY students must submit their human subjects research protocols to the HRPP office at the CUNY campus with which their faculty advisor has their primary affiliation. Contact information for the HRPP Coordinator at each CUNY College is available here. 

Rebecca Banchik

Director of the Human Research Protection Program
The Graduate Center
Room 3300.28

Phone 212-817-7525