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Sylvia Baedorf Kassis

Program Manager

Sylvia Baedorf Kassis

Sylvia Baedorf Kassis, MPH, CYT, joined the MRCT Center as a Program Manager in January of 2018.  With 20 years of clinical research-related experience in Canada and the United States of America, her expertise includes ethical/regulatory review of research, clinical trial workforce training and capacity building, and study coordination, management and oversight.

Sylvia’s clinical research interests include: understanding trial participants’ experiences in research and incorporating their insights into study processes; supporting research coordinators through networks and training; and ensuring all trial stakeholders are supported in the ethical and compliant conduct of studies involving human subjects and their data/samples.

Sylvia possesses a Master of Public Health degree in Global Health from Boston University School of Public Health (2008) and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto (2001).  She is also a Certified Yoga Teacher (2011) and trained in mindfulness techniques.