Quality Assurance and

Quality Improvement Program 

The Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/QI) Program is responsible for performing routine on-site reviews and/or directed audits of investigator and IRB records, and providing remediation training to the HPHC/I research community. The QA/QI Program also provides oversight of the accreditation activities needed for the human research program protection accreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs.

QA/AI Resources:


Relevant Policy:


Contact: Michael Dizinno, Research Compliance QA/QI Specialist


Research Study Concerns?

  • If you have questions or concerns regarding the rights of a research participant, you may leave a message anonymously on the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care IRB Hotline: 800-807-6812.

  • To report suspected research misconduct at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, the interim contact is Michael Dizinno, Research Compliance QA/QI Specialist, michael_dizinno@harvardpilgrim.org, or 617-867-4212.

Office of Sponsored Programs | Harvard Pilgrim Health Care 

401 Park Drive, Suite 401 East | Boston, MA 02215 | 617-867-4577

© 2021 Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc. All rights reserved.