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Leader in Human Subject Protection to Address Pharmacy Graduates

Dr. Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, a recognized leader in human subject protection both in the U.S. and abroad, will deliver the keynote address to approximately 160 graduates at the commencement exercises for Duquesne University’s Mylan School of Pharmacy.

Khin-Maung-Gyi, a 1986 graduate of the School of Pharmacy, is the founder and chief executive officer of Chesapeake Research Review, a research and ethics review business that provides research oversight, consulting, training and education to support human research subjects' protections. He has provided consultation and professional development to clients domestically and globally for more than 20 years, and has managed research units, institutional review boards, and clinical and research projects in both the private and academic sectors.

In addition, Khin-Maung-Gyi served on the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Human Research Protections Advisory Committee from 2003-2006. He was also a member of a subcommittee designated to review the interpretations and impact of regulations on the burdens and efficiencies of human research protections.

Gyi is co-author of the book Ethics of the Use of Human Subjects in Research and has authored other book chapters as well as articles in such publications as DIA Journal, Applied Clinical Trials, and Research Practitioner.

When: Saturday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m.

Where: The A.J. Palumbo Center, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

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