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  • Faith E. Fletcher, Senior Advisor

    Faith E. Fletcher is an assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health in the department of health behavior. The overall goal of her research program is to develop and implement community- and clinic-based social and behavioral research to reduce HIV-related disparities among African American women. Her research is grounded… Read more


  • Diane M. Korngiebel, DPhil, Research Scholar

    Diane M. Korngiebel is committed to raising awareness of ethical and societal issues among those who develop, use, or are impacted by artificial intelligence and Big Data technologies. Her current work explores the ethics of using AI in health care delivery and research, the potential and limitations of Big Data science, and appropriate (and inappropriate)… Read more


  • Liz Bowen, PhD, Rice Family Fellow in Bioethics and the Humanities

    Liz Bowen is an English literature and disability studies scholar, and the 2020-2022 Rice Family Fellow in Bioethics and the Humanities at The Hastings Center. Her research combines formal analysis with historical context to explore how Americans’ understandings of disability and chronic illness, gender and sexuality, and extrahuman ecologies have shaped both literary form and… Read more


  • Danielle Pacia, Project Manager and Research Assistant

    Danielle Pacia received her BA in Bioethics from the University of Alabama and her Master of Bioethics (MBE) from Harvard Medical School.  Before joining The Hastings Center in August 2020, she was a participant in Yale’s Summer Institute in Bioethics in 2018 and served as its head program manager in 2020. While earning her MBE, she worked as an intern at Harvard Law… Read more


  • Darrell G. Kirch, Board Member

    Darrell G. Kirch is president emeritus of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), which represents the nation’s medical schools, their teaching hospitals and health systems, and related academic societies. He served as AAMC president and CEO from 2006 to 2019. Dr. Kirch currently is an adjunct professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford… Read more


  • Robbie Huffines, Board Member

    Robbie Huffines is a global chairman of investment banking at J.P. Morgan. He joined J.P. Morgan in 1991 in the mergers and acquisitions group where he was focused on health care. From 2002 to 2010, he was co-head of the global health care investment banking group. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, he worked at Alex… Read more


  • Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Senior Advisor

    Rosemarie Garland-Thomson is a disability justice and culture thought leader, bioethicist, educator, and humanities scholar. She consults on many academic and bioethics projects, gives frequent lectures, presentations, and media interviews, publishes in a range of media, and participates in a wide range of web events. Her 2016 op-ed, “Becoming Disabled,” was the inaugural article in… Read more


  • Ryan Sauder, Chief Advancement Officer

    Ryan Sauder joined The Hastings Center in February 2020 to oversee and advance fundraising and collaborate on related priorities. Immediately prior to becoming Chief Advancement Officer for The Hastings Center, Ryan spent 12 years as assistant dean of academic advancement and senior director of the Office of College Grants at Franklin & Marshall College, an… Read more

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  • Gretchen Greene, Senior Advisor

    Gretchen Greene is an internationally recognized expert on face and emotion recognition and AI and AV policy and ethics whose advice to governments has been read in 8,000 cities. She is a senior advisor at The Hastings Center. Greene is an international AI policy advisor, Yale-trained lawyer, computer vision scientist, autonomous vehicle engineer, and former… Read more


  • Lucas J. Matthews, Postdoctoral Researcher

    Lucas J. Matthews is a postdoctoral researcher at The Hastings Center and the Columbia Center for Research on Ethical, Legal & Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic & Behavioral Genetics. After completing a PhD in philosophy of science in 2016 at the University of Utah, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher in behavioral genetics at the… Read more


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