Robert Bienvenu, Ph.D., RAC, CIP
Dr. Rob Bienvenu's research and teaching interests include: cultural and organizational dimensions of health, regulatory affairs with focus on medical product development, research ethics, community-based research, social theory, and history and social organization of sexualities. In addition to the University of Maryland, Dr. Bienvenu has served as a faculty member at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Georgetown University, and Indiana University, Bloomington.
Dr. Bienvenu's professional positions outside of academe include policy and regulatory oversight positions within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Defense. He has extensive experience in biomedical regulatory affairs and applied research ethics, holds Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC-US) from the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS), and is a Certified Institutional Review Board Professional (CIP).