Organizational Policies

Policy on Nondiscrimination in Programs Receiving Federal Assistance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

It is the policy of HRiA not to discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, national origin, color, marital status, handicap, disability, political beliefs, height, weight, genetic information, or sexual orientation.   In compliance with Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 7, HRiA has adopted an internal grievance procedure providing for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging a violation of 40 CFR, Part 7.  HRiA Director has designated the Chief Operating Officer as HRiA Nondiscrimination Compliance Coordinator (NCC).  Laws and regulations related to this policy may be examined in the NCC’s office.

Read HRiA’s full non-discrimination policy and how to file a complaint

Financial Conflict of Interest in Research Policy

HRiA is committed to promoting objectivity in research and compliance with National Science Foundation (NSF) and Public Health Services (PHS) regulations* regarding the disclosure of Significant Financial Interests and the management of Financial Conflicts of Interest affecting covered research activities.

Read the full financial conflict of interest in research policy