Sterling IRB Awarded AAHRPP Reaccreditation

Sterling IRB Awarded AAHRPP Reaccreditation for Five Years

Sterling Institutional Review Board is pleased to announce that it has been awarded reaccreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. ® (AAHRPP) for five years. Sterling achieved initial accreditation in 2010 and is now AAHRPP accredited until 2023.

Long regarded as the industry gold standard, AAHRPP accreditation offers assurances – to research participants, researchers, sponsors, government regulators, and the general public – that a human research protection program is focused first and foremost on excellence not only in protecting research participants, but also in the advancement of more efficient and effective research. More information about AAHRPP accreditation is located at

Ted Green, president and CEO of Sterling Independent Services, Inc. states, “Our collaboration with AAHRPP has helped Sterling IRB build a strong infrastructure for a high quality human research protection program. I am proud that Sterling has earned the longest reaccreditation period possible from AAHRPP. This is evidence of Sterling’s commitment to protecting research participants and providing excellent service to our clients.”

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