Summer 2015

Charles H. Debrovner, M.D., President and Co-founder of Global Bioethics Initiative; Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, email:

Joseph Fins, M.D., M.A.C.P., William Davis, Jr. M.D. Professor of Medical Ethics and Chief, Division of Medical Ethics and Professor of Medicine, Public Health, and Medicine in Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College; Attending Physician and the Director of Medical Ethics at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, email:

Jaime Franco, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities, Health and Society, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University; VP and Managing Partner, LITMUS Clinical Research Group, Miami, FL, email:

Bruce Elliot Gelb, M.D., F.A.C.S, Assistant Professor and Director of Renal Transplantation, Department of Transplant Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, School of Medicine, New York, NY, email:

Marin Gillis, Ph.L., Ph.D., Professor and Director of Medical Ethics, Humanities, and the Arts, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine; Faculty Associate, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, Florida International University, Miami, FL, email:

James Hughes, Ph.D., Executive Director, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, Willington, CT, email:

Shirin Karsan, M.B.E., Special Projects Manager, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, email:

Sheldon Krimsky, Ph.D., Lenore Stern Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Department of Urban & Environmental Policy & Planning in the School of Arts & Sciences and Adjunct Professor in Public Health and Community Medicine in the School of Medicine at Tufts University, email:

Ana Lita, Ph.D., Executive Director, Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI), New York, NY, email:

John D. Loike, Ph.D., Director of Special Programs at the Center for Bioethics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and research scientist in the Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, email:

Jonathan Moreno, Ph.D., David and Lyn Silfen University Professor and Professor of Medical Ethics and the History and Sociology of Science, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;  Member, International UNESCO Bioethics Committee, email:

Terry M. Perlin, Ph.D., Consultant in Medical Ethics at The Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati and Visiting Professor of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, email:

Lloyd E. Ratner, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S., Professor of Surgery and Director of Renal and Pancreatic Transplantation, New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University, email:

Madeleine Schachter, J.D. Lecturer, Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, email:

Mary Simmerling, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Research Integrity in Medicine and Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy and  Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, email:

Barry Smith, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of The Rogosin Institute; Director of The Rogosin Institute Dreyfus Health Foundation, and The Rogosin Institute Xenia Division; Professor of Surgery, Weill Medical College; Attending Surgeon, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, email:

Nina B.L. Urban, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, email:

Stephen Valentine, Architect, Stasis Foundation, email:

Marco Viniegra, Ph.D.,  Research Associate, Science, Religion, and Culture, Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA, email:

Elizabeth Yuko, Ph.D., LL.M, Program Administrator, HIV and Drug Abuse Research Ethics Training Institute,  Center for Ethics Education, Fordham University, Bronx, NY; founding and senior editor Ethics & Society; consultant for the European Research Council, email:

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