Edward Kuczynski

Edward joined the UCSF Office of Research as its Director of the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) in May 2020. In this role, he oversees the UCSF HRPP, which is comprised of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and its committees, the Quality Improvement Unit, and the Human Gamete, Embryo and Stem Cell Research (GESCR) Committee. Edward has a background in strategic planning and business plan implementation for clinical research activities; experience building and directing clinical and research programs at Academic Medical Centers; and familiarity with creating de novo core clinical research support services. He has served as co-investigator on the NIH Clinical Network for Contraceptive Research grant, clinical site investigator for an NIH-funded grant studying Antiphospholipid Pregnancy Loss, and co-investigator on a March of Dimes program grant on risk factors for prematurity. More recently, Edward was a Strategic Advisor for Clinical and Translational Research Programs at the Stanford University Center for Clinical & Translational Research & Education. He has also served as the Director of Clinical Research Operations for the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, a consult lead for the Johns Hopkins University/Tufts University Trial Innovation Center, as well as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.