Lisa Moses is a veterinarian and animal focused bioethicist. After nearly 30 years as a practicing veterinary specialist for the MSPCA Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, Dr. Moses became a faculty member at Harvard Medical School’s Center for Bioethics. Dr Moses is the chair of both the Animal Ethics Study Group at Yale’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics and the Harvard-Yale Animal Ethics Faculty Seminar, and she holds a visiting scientist appointment at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. She completed a fellowship in bioethics at the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics and received her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She also holds faculty appointments at The Cummings Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine, Center for Animals and Public Policy and at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
Dr. Moses teaches and studies various aspects of veterinary medical and animal conservation ethics, most recently concentrating on research ethics where animals are both the subject and beneficiary of research investigations. Her current work includes animal research ethics in novel conservation technology like xenotransplantation, cloning, gene drive, and comparative genomics.