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Biography of Kyle Galbraith

Dr. Kyle Galbraith is the Patient Representative Coordinator at the Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  In this role, he oversees the institutional process for addressing patient complaints concerning their care, is redeveloping the institutional committee and ethics consultation service, and performing clinical ethics consultations with patients, families, and healthcare staff.

Previously, Dr. Galbraith was the Research Integrity Officer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In this role, Dr. Galbraith was responsible for overseeing education in the responsible conduct of research for university researchers, as well as coordinating investigations related to allegations of potential research misconduct. Prior to joining the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Galbraith managed the Human Subject Protection Office at the Carle Foundation Hospital, a 393-bed regional care hospital based in Urbana, Illinois.

Dr. Galbraith received his Ph.D. in religion from Vanderbilt University, a Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.) degree from the Vanderbilt Divinity School, and his A.B. from Centre College. While at Vanderbilt, Dr. Galbraith also completed a fellowship in clinical ethics through Vanderbilt's Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society. In April 2013, Dr. Galbraith became a Certified IRB Professional (CIP®).