Luke Gelinas, PhD
Luke Gelinas is an IRB chairperson at Advarra, where he provides analysis and guidance on complex ethical issues arising in the course of clinical research study design and human participant protection. Previously, Luke led collaborative and multi-stakeholder projects addressing foundational and practical issues in research ethics including social media use, clinical trial priority-setting, and has explored the ethical and regulatory parameters paying research participants. His written work has appeared in leading medical and bioethics journals, and frequently lectures on various issues surrounding research ethics and human participant protection. Luke holds a PhD in Philosophy with a concentration in Ethics from the University of Toronto and an MA in Religion from Yale Divinity School.