Gary Cseko, director of the School of Medicine Office of Research, has been appointed to a two-year term on the Council on Accreditation of the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP).

AAHRPP offers accreditation to institutions that conduct or review research with human participants. The Human Research Protection Program at UNM Health Sciences Center received full AAHRPP Accreditation in March 2005.