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Hastings Center Fellows

Hastings Center Fellows are an elected group of individuals of outstanding accomplishment, whose work has informed scholarship and/or public understanding of complex ethical issues in health, health care, life sciences research and the environment. Hastings Center Fellows may be academic bioethicists, scholars from other disciplines, scientists, journalists, lawyers, novelists, artists or highly accomplished persons from other spheres. Their common distinguishing feature is uncommon insight and impact in areas of critical concern to the Center – how best to understand and manage the inevitable values questions, moral uncertainties and societal effects that arise as a consequence of advances in the life sciences, the need to improve health and health care for people of all ages, and mitigation of human impact on the natural world.

Each year The Hastings Center and its Fellows Council call for nominations for others to join our vibrant community. There are currently just over 200 Hastings Center Fellows, predominantly from the United States, but increasingly from all corners of the globe. The Fellows Council consists of eight Fellows, elected for two year terms, renewable once, and the Center’s President, as a nonvoting participant. The Council is responsible for facilitating Fellows’ involvement with the work of the Center; for ascertaining Fellows’ ideas for work in which the Center should engage; for encouraging Fellows to become active participants in projects and meetings; for arranging nomination of new Fellows, appointing a Fellows Nominating Committee and the election of the Fellows Council. The Chair and Vice Chair of the Council are voting members of the Center’s Board of Directors.

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Akira Akabayashi, MD, PhD
University of Tokyo

Anita L. Allen, JD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania Law School

Lori Andrews, JD
Chicago-College of Law

George J. Annas, JD, MPH
Boston University School of Public Health

Paul Appelbaum, MD 
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Alireza Bagheri
Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Mary Ann Baily, PhD
Independent Consultant

Robert Baker, PhD
Union College 

Margaret Battin, PhD
University of Utah

Ronald Bayer, PhD
Columbia University

Corrine Bayley, MA
St. Joseph Health System

Tom L. Beauchamp, PhD
Georgetown University

Solomon R. Benatar, MBchB, FFA, DSC
University of Cape Town

James L. Bernat, MD
Dartmouth Medical School
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Jeffrey Blustein, MD
City University of New York

Kathleen Boozang, LLM
Seton Hall University

Charles L. Bosk, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

Jeffrey Botkin, MD
University of Utah

Allan M. Brandt, PhD
Harvard Medical School

Dan W. Brock, PhD
Harvard Medical School

Baruch A. Brody, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine

Howard Brody, MD, PhD
University of Texas Medical Branch

Allen E. Buchanan, PhD
Duke University

Daniel Callahan, PhD
The Hastings Center

Alastair Campbell, MA, BD
National University of Singapore

Courtney S. Campbell, PhD
Oregon State University

Arthur L. Caplan, PhD
NYU Langone Medical Center

Alexander Morgan Capron, LLB
University of Southern California

Ronald A. Carson, PhD
University of Texas Medical Branch

Dame Silvia Cartwright
High Court of New Zealand

Christine K. Cassel, MD
American Board of Internal Medicine

Eric J. Cassell, MD
Cornell University Medical College

Ruth Chadwick
Lancaster University

Tod Chambers, PhD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

R. Alta Charo, JD
University of Wisconsin

James F. Childress, PhD
University of Virginia

Larry R. Churchill, PhD
Vanderbilt University

Ellen Wright Clayton, MD, JD
Vanderbilt University Law School

I. Glenn Cohen
Harvard Law School

Abdallah Daar, MD
University of Toronto

Norman Daniels, PhD
Harvard School of Public Health

Marion Danis, MD
National Institutes of Health

Anne J. Davis, RN, PhD
Universityof California San Francisco

Dena S. Davis
Lehigh University 

Jessica G. Davis, MD, FACMG
NY Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell

Susan Dentzer, MA
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 

Elliot N. Dorff, PhD
University of Judasim

Rebecca Dresser, JD
Washington University – St. Louis

Nancy Neveloff Dubler, LLB
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center

Gerald Dworkin
UC Davis

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Harold Edgar, LLB
Columbia Law School

Carl Elliott, MD
University of Minnesota

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

Linda L. Emanuel, MD, PhD
Northwestern University Medical School

H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr., PhD, MD
Rice University

Christopher H. Evans
Mayo Clinic

Ruth R. Faden, PhD, MPH
Johns Hopkins University

Martha J. Farah, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 

Joseph J. Fins, MD, FACP
Weill Cornell Medical College

Leonard M. Fleck, PhD
Michigan State University

Alan R. Fleischman, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Norman Fost, MD, MPH
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Renée C. Fox, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

Joel E. Frader, MD
Northwestern University Medical School
Children’s Memorial Hospital

Leslie Pickering Francis, JD
University of Utah

Arthur Frank, PhD
University of Calgary

Theodore Friedmann, MD
University of California, San Diego

Vanessa Northington Gamble, MD, PhD
George Washington University

Atul Gawande, MD
Harvard Medical School

Willard Gaylin, MD
The Hastings Center

Gail Geller, ScD, MHS
Johns Hopkins University

Grant R. Gillett, MBchB, DPhil
University of Otago

Raanan Gillon, MS, BS, FRCP, BA
Imperial College London

Walter Glannon
University of Calgary

Jonathan Glover, BPhil
King’s College London

Susan D. Goold, MD, MHSA, MA
University of Michigan

Samuel Gorovitz, PhD
Syracuse University

Lawrence O. Gostin, JD, LLD
Georgetown University Law Center

Diego Gracia, MD, PhD
Complutense University of Madrid

Christine Grady, RN, PhD
National Institutes of Health

Bradford H. Gray, PhD
The Urban Institute

Michael Grodin, MD
Boston University

Michael Grossberg, PhD
Indiana University

Lori Gruen, PhD
Wesleyan University 

Amy Gutmann, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

Mark A. Hall, J.D.
Wake Forest University School of Law
and School of Medicine

Jodi Halpern
University of California, Berkeley

Mats G. Hansson, MD, PhD
Uppsala University

John Harris, DPhil
University of Manchester

Kurt Hirschhorn, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

C. Barry Hoffmaster, PhD
University of Western Ontario

Karla Holloway, PhD
Duke University

Bruce Jennings, MA
Center for Humans and Nature

Steven Joffe, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Sandra H. Johnson, JD, LLM
St. Louis University

Albert R. Jonsen, PhD
University of Washington

Eric T. Juengst, PhD
University of North Carolina 

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Jeffrey P. Kahn, PhD, MP
Johns Hopkins University

Frances Kamm, PhD
John F. Kennedy School of Government

Jason Karlawish, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Leon R. Kass, MD, PhD
American Enterprise Institute

Nancy E. Kass, ScD
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Donald Kennedy, PhD
Stanford University

Nancy MP King, JD
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Patricia A. King, JD
Georgetown University Law Center

Robert L. Klitzman, MD
Columbia University  

Bartha Maria Knoppers, LLB, PhD
McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre

Eric Kodish, MD
Department of Bioethics, Cleveland Clinic

Barbara A. Koenig, PhD
University of California, San Francisco

Loretta M. Kopelman, PhD
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

Sheldon Krimsky, PhD
Tufts University

John Lantos, MD
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Karen A. Lebacqz, PhD
Pacific School of Religion

Susan Lederer, PhD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Noelle Lenoir
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel 

Barron H. Lerner
New York University School of Medicine

Carol Levine, MA
United Hospital Fund

Robert J. Levine, MD
Yale University School of Medicine

Reidar Lie, MD, PhD
National Institutes of Health

Hilde Lindemann, PhD
Michigan State University

Margaret Little, PhD

Edison Liu, MD
Genome Institute of Singapore

Bernard Lo, MD
University of California San Francisco

Alex London, PhD
Carnegie Mellon University

Florencia Luna, PhD
Latin American University of Social Sciences

Joanne Lynn, MD, MA, MS
Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness
Altarum Institute

Ruth Macklin, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Deirdre Madden, PhD
University College Cork, Ireland

Patricia Marshall, PhD
Case Western Reserve University

William F. May, BD, PhD
Southern Methodist University

Charles R. McCarthy, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University

Laurence B. McCullough, PhD
Baylor Collegeof Medicine

Maxwell J. Mehlman, JD
Case Western Reserve University

Gilbert C. Meilaender Jr., PhD
Valparaiso University

Alan Meisel, JD
University of Pittsburgh

Robert Michels, MD
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Franklin G. Miller, PhD
National Institutes of Health

Farhat Moazam, MD, PhD
Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation

Kathryn Montgomery, PhD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Jonathan D. Moreno, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

Arno G. Motulsky, MD
University of Washington

Robert F. Murray Jr., MD
Howard University College of Medicine

Thomas H. Murray, PhD
The Hastings Center

Jamie L. Nelson, PhD
Michigan State University

Jing-Bao Nie, MD, PhD
University of Otago

Gilbert S. Omenn
University of Michigan

David Orentlicher, MD, JD
Indiana University School of Law

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Larry I. Palmer, JD
Cornell University – Emeritus

Jan Payne, MD, PhD
Charles University in Prague

Robert A. Pearlman, MD, MPH
University of Washington
VA Puget Sound Health Care

Stephen G. Post, PhD
Stony Brook University

Ralph B. Potter, ThD
Harvard Divinity School

Kathleen E. Powderly
SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Tia Powell, MD
Montefiore-Einstein Center for Bioethics 

Madison Powers, JD, DPhil
Georgetown University 

Nancy Press, PhD
Oregon Health and Science University

Ruth B. Purtilo, PhD
MGH Institute of Health Professions

Ren-Zong Qiu
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of Philosophy

Rosamond Rhodes, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 

Annette Rid
King’s College London

Dorothy  Roberts, JD
University of Pennsylvania

John A. Robertson, JD
University of Texas School of Law

Lainie Ross, MD, PhD
University of Chicago

David J. Rothman, PhD
Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons

Mark A. Rothstein, JD
University of Louisville School of Medicine

Cynda Hylton Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN
Johns Hopkins University

James Sabin, MD
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

Alfred M. Sadler, Jr. , MD, FACP
Physician Assistant History Society

Blair Sadler, JD
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

William Sage, MD, JD
Universityof Texas at Austin

Mark Sagoff, PhD
George Mason University

Julian Savulescu
Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

Kenneth F. Schaffner, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh 

Carl E. Schneider, JD
University of Michigan

Bettina Schoene-Seifert, MD
University of Muenster

Harold T. Shapiro, PhD
Princeton University

Mark Siegler, MD
University of Chicago

Peter A. Singer, OC,MD, MPH, FRCPC
University of Toronto

Ilina Singh
Kings College London

David H. Smith, PhD
Indiana University

Mildred Solomon, EdD
The Hastings Center
Harvard Medical School

Bonnie Steinbock, PhD
Independent Consultant

Jeremy Sugarman, MD, MPH, MA
Johns Hopkins University

Daniel Sulmasy, OFM, MD, PhD
University of Chicago MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics

Henk Ten Have, PhD
Duquesne University

Dennis F. Thompson, PhD
Harvard University

Paul B. Thompson, PhD
Michigan State University

Robert D. Truog, MD
Harvard University
Children’s Hospital

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Peter Ubel, MD
Duke University

Kenneth L. Vaux, ThD
Garrett/Northwestern University

Robert M. Veatch, PhD
Georgetown University

LeRoy Walters, PhD
Georgetown University

David Wasserman, JD
Yeshiva University

James D. Watson, PhD
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Charles Weijer, MD, PhD
University of Western Ontario

Alan J. Weisbard, JD
University of Wisconsin Law School

Nancy S. Wexler, PhD
Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons

Daniel I. Wikler, PhD
Harvard School of Public Health

Benjamin S. Wilfond, MD
Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics
Seattle Children’s Hospital 

William J. Winslade, PhD, JD
University of Texas Medical Branch

Susan M. Wolf, JD
University of Minnesota Law School

Paul Root Wolpe, PhD
Emory University

Stuart J. Youngner, MD
Case Western Reserve University

Xiaomei Zhai, PhD
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College

Laurie Zoloth, PhD
Northwestern University

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