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Advisory Council

Distinguished leaders in medicine, law, economics, and business, including two Nobel Laureates, constitute The Hastings Center advisory council.

The advisory council’s purpose is to provide guidance about how best to ensure the impact of our work, particularly our impact in the public square. Unlike other bioethics centers in the country, public engagement is a core part of our mission.

Eli Adashi, MD, MS, CPE – Professor of Medical Science,The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University

D. J. (Jan) Baker, JD – Partner and Global Co-Chair, Restructuring Practice Group Latham & Watkins

Suzanne Baker, JD  – Partner and Head of Appellate Group (retired), Beirne, Maynard & Parsons

Sissela Bok, PhD – Senior Visiting Fellow,  Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies

Elizabeth H. Bradley, PhD, MBA, President, Vassar College

Wendy Chung, MD, PhD – Herbert Irving Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons

James Corbett, M.Div, JD – Senior Vice President, Community Health & Values Integration
Centura Health Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Division of Medical Ethics

Helen Darling – Strategic Advisor, Former President and CEO National Business Group on Health

Gretchen Dykstra – Writer-in-Residence, New York Public Library Founding President, National 9/11 Memorial Foundation Former NYC Commissioner of Consumer Affairs

Harold S. H. Edgar, LLB  Julius Silver Professor in Law, Science, and Technology Columbia Law School

James P. Evans MD, PhD – Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics & Medicine University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Editor-in-Chief; Genetics in Medicine Member of the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services’ Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health

Carl Farrington, MBA – Former Executive Director, Portland Affordable Housing Preservation Trust Co-Founder and former CFO, Protools Software

Howard Getson, JD, MBA, Founding President and CEO, Capitalogix

Carol Greider, PhD – 2009 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine for discovery of the role of the enzyme telomerase Daniel Nathans Professor and Director of Molecular Biology and Genetics Johns Hopkins University

Charlie Hough, MM – Vice President and Head of Corporate Responsibility Strategy, Novartis International

Stacey Lane, JD, MS, MBE – Member, Board of Directors, The Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation

Marc Nivet, EdD – Chief Diversity Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges

Stephen A. Oxman, DPhil – Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley, Former Assistant Secretary of State for European and Canadian Affairs

David Pollock – Senior Advisor, Ashoka

Jean Margo Reid, JD – General Counsel and CCO, Sanders Capital

Frederic C. Rich, JD – Partner and Head of Global Project Development and Finance, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP (New York)

Heather Sawitsky, JD, MPH – Project Coordinator, White Oak Cottages, LLC, Westwood, MA

Harold T. Shapiro, PhD – President Emeritus and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs Princeton University

Andrew Solomon, PhD – Author and lecturer on psychology, politics, and the arts

James E. Stahl, MD, CM, MPH – Section Chief, General Internal Medicine Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Associate Professor of Medicine, Dartmouth University

Theodore J. Stahl, MD – Clinical Professor of Radiology and Medicine Former Chief of Nuclear Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital-Rutgers University Medical School (RWJUH) and St. Peter’s University

John Usdan – President, Midwood Investment & Development

David R. Walt, PhD – University Professor, Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Genetics, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University