Research Sponsors that Require Compliance with PHS Regulations

U.S. Public Health Services Agencies:

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  • Indian Health Services (IHS)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH), including
    • Office of Minority Health Resources Center (OMH)
    • Office of Population Affairs (OPA)
    • Office of Research Integrity (ORI)
    • Office of Research on Women’s Health (OWH)
  • Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), including
    • Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)
  • Office of Global Affairs (OGA)
    • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This list of agencies is taken from the US Department of Health and Human Services Organizational Chart

Because there may be changes, if the agency you are interested in is not on this list and you are unsure if it is a PHS agency, check with Research Integrity staff,

Non-PHS organizations which have adopted the PHS regulations (list may not be comprehensive):

  • Alliance for Lupus Research
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • American Heart Association
  • American Lung Association
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • CurePSP Foundation for PSP | CBD and Related Brain Diseases
  • Harrington Discovery Institute
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Lupus Foundation of America
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)