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Kyle is a postdoctoral researcher with expertise in privacy law and health law. Kyle is a U.S. citizen originally from Philadelphia. He received his B.A. in Government and Politics from University of Maryland in 2016 and his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2021. From 2020-2021 he also worked as a research assistant at the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Kyle’s research is focused on the ethical and legal implications of the use of smartphone crowdsourced data for medical research.

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  • Privacy and Data Protection

  • Biomedical research (ethics, law and policy)

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McKibbin, K., Malin, B., & Clayton, E. (2021). Protecting research data of publicly revealing participants. Journal of Law and the Biosciences, Volume 8, Issue 2, 1-12,

McKibbin, K. (2021).  Regulating Data Breaches: a Data Superfund Statute. Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Volume 23, Issue 3, 649-677,

Clayton, E. & McKibbin, K. (2020). Navigating the Minefield of Using Patient Data to Develop Analytics and Decision Support. American Health Law Association: PG Bulletin,