The purpose of this article is to describe a few pivotal events that led to the development of federal regulations that now govern human subjects research in the United States.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Public Health Management and Practice
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2000


  • Federal regulations
  • Human subjects research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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