Blair joined the Center for Bioethics in August 2015. She manages the Fellowship in Bioethics and the Responsible Conduct of Research programs. Blair works in close collaboration with Center leadership as the primary logistical manager and coordinator of the Annual Bioethics Conference and the Harvard Clinical Bioethics Course, the George W. Gay Annual Lectureship, and the Lawrence Lader Lectureship. She works closely with the center administrator around financial processing and policy. Blair represents the Center at conferences and other national events.
F.M. Kamm, Ph.D. is Lucius Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, and Professor of Philosophy, FAS, Harvard University. She has authored Creation and Abortion; Morality, Mortality, vols. 1 and 2; Intricate Ethics;Ethics for Enemies: Terror, Torture and War; The Moral Target: Aiming at Right Conduct in War and Other Conflicts; BioethicalPrescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives (all from Oxford University Press) and numerous articles.
Sheryl Katzanek, BA, is the director of the Patient Advocacy and Domestic Violence Programs at Boston Medical Center. She received her BA from Boston University with a concentration in international relations and Russian. She is interested in end-of-life care and reframing the concept of futility. Sheryl was a 2012 nominee for the Kenneth B. Schwartz Compassionate Caregiver Award.
Dr. Kaufman is Senior Consultant within the Hematology-Oncology department at Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (Pt). He obtained his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed residency training in medicine at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center. Since completing his residency, Dr.
Aaron S. Kesselheim, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a faculty member in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He graduated from Harvard College and received his postgraduate training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Law School, and most recently at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and serves as a primary care physician at the Phyllis Jen Center for Primary Care at BWH.
Dr. Jennifer Kesselheim attended college at the University of Wisconsin and then completed her MD degree at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, she earned a Masters degree in medical ethics. As a fellow in pediatric hematology-oncology, Dr.
Sam D. Kim, DMin, MDiv, is the senior minister at 180 Church NYC. He received his DMin in ethical leadership at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, exploring pervasive and adaptive issues in the emotional ecology in the soul of the leader. He conducted further research at Yale School of Medicine, exploring professional burnout among caregivers.
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Louise P. King, MD, JD, is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School and a Surgeon within the Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. King completed her juris doctorate at Tulane Law School before attending medical school at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Parkland Hospital in Dallas Texas and her fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery with Dr. Camran Nezhat at Stanford University.
Deborah Knudson González, MD is an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and is the Clinical Director of Women’s Mental Health at the Fish Center for Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is also the Associate Director of the WMH Fellowship Program at BWH. She completed her medical degree and residency training at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine and completed a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at Yale University and a fellowship in Women’s Mental Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School.