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Hastings Center News

Johnston Elected to International Association of Bioethics Board

Josephine Johnston, a senior research scholar at The Hastings Center, was elected to the board of the International Association of Bioethics. Johnston, who is based in New Zealand, will represent the Western Pacific in her role as a lecturer at the University of Otago.

The IAB facilitates contact, networking, and exchange of ideas and resources among those working in bioethics and related fields in different parts of the world. It organizes the bi-annual World Congress of Bioethics (WCB), the largest gathering of bioethics scholars and thought-leaders in the world.

Vardit Ravitsky, the incoming president of The Hastings Center, is vice president of the IAB.