Peter Vasilenko

President and Consultant, Apex Ethical Services

Dr. Peter Vasilenko is the President of his HRPP/IRB consulting company, Apex Ethical Services, LLC. Previously, He was the Program Director at the Alion HRPP Accreditation Services program and the Vice President for Accreditation at the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP). Dr. Vasilenko also spend 19 years at Michigan State University, including roles as IRB Chair and Director of the HRPP, as well as a Full Professor and researcher in the MSU-College of Human Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology.

Dr. Vasilenko is internationally recognized for his leadership and expertise in education and regulations related to human research protections. He has had extensive experience as an IRB Chair and IRB Member in both the university and hospital setting. In his work with the two accreditation programs, Dr. Vasilenko helped develop Standards for human research protection used worldwide and worked with hundreds of clients to evaluate and improve their HRPPs and IRBs. He is an author on 39 published articles, 67 published abstracts, and 261 presentations.