Greg Koski, MD PhD
Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety
Dr. Greg Koski is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES) in Boston, MA. He currently serves as a Senior Scientist at Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and was Director of Human Research Affairs at the Partners HealthCare System. As the first Director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), Dr. Koski remodeled the nation’s system for protection of human research subjects, moving from a reactive, compliance-focused approach to a proactive, prevention-focused system. Under his leadership, the OHRP pursued a systems approach to protection of human research subjects; catalyzed the development of private, voluntary accreditation of human research protection programs; streamlined and simplified the federal assurance process; expanded education and outreach programs; and implemented a new quality improvement program to help entities engaged in human research evaluate and strengthen their human subjects protection programs. He is a Member of the Advisory Board of Genomic Healthcare Strategies LLC.