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Dean Gallant

Dean Gallant

Senior Consultant

Dean R. Gallant retired in 2013 as Assistant Dean for Research Policy and Administration in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. In that capacity, he was responsible for the oversight of human subjects and animal research, professional conduct, and general issues of research policy.

Mr. Gallant has a background in social psychology and worked at the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Center at McLean Hospital before moving to the Center for Behavioral Sciences at Harvard University, where he long served as Assistant Director. He was Director of the Harvard University Science Center for 10 years and, for 35 years, Mr. Gallant was a member of Harvard University’s Committee on the Use of Human Subjects in Research, where he served as Executive Officer.

He is an active member of PRIM&R and has spoken and written on human subjects research issues for many years. He also serves as a member of the Subcommittee on Harmonization of the DHHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP).