MLH Center for Population Health Research at LIMR Welcomes New Assistant Professor

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR

Kyle McGregor, PhD, has been named assistant professor in the Main Line Health Center for Population Health Research (CPHR) at the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research. Dr. McGregor’s interests include empirical research ethics, data analytics, and adolescent health and development. He is an expert in research methodology, focusing much of his efforts on the ethical use of unstructured data related to highly vulnerable populations.

Dr. McGregor completed his PhD on a National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences Award at Indiana University. As a PhD candidate he also completed a fellowship in clinical ethics at the Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics. He conducted his postdoctoral training in medical informatics at Yale University as a National Library of Medicine postdoctoral fellow. After leaving Yale he completed a second postdoctoral fellowship in the SAFE Lab at Columbia University.

Prior to joining CPHR, he served as director of pediatric mental health ethics at NYU Langone Health, New York City, where he was an assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry and population health.

“Dr. McGregor brings to the population health research team a unique perspective that combines data science, social work, adolescent health, and technology use and innovations in health care that can identify crucial needs within our community and propose potential solutions,” said Sharon Larson, PhD, executive director of CPHR. “We are thrilled to welcome him to Main Line Health.”

Since 2014, Dr. McGregor has been a lead author and co-author of studies that have been published in leading peer-reviewed publications, including Pediatrics, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Ethics & Human Research, and Social Science Computer Review. He is a member of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine and an ethics committee member for the American Medical Informatics Association.

“I look forward to working with my new colleagues in Main Line Health and CPHR in their efforts to help improve our community’s health and wellbeing,” said Dr. McGregor. “Main Line Health’s advancements in population health in our region are an inspiration, and I am honored to lend my skills and expertise to the ongoing efforts.”

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