Rebecca Weintraub Brendel, MD, JD, is the director of the Master’s Degree Program at the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics. She bases her clinical work in psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) where she is the director of Law and Ethics at the Center for Law, Brain, and Behavior, provides medical oversight for the hospital’s inpatient guardianship team, and practices clinical and forensic psychiatry. Dr.
Anthony Breu is Instructor in Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and Director of Resident Education at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Breu holds a BA in Bioethics from Brown University and an MD from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He completed residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, followed by a year as Chief Medical Resident. Dr. Breu is a practicing Hospitalist at the VA Boston Healthcare System.
Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Legal Medicine, Emeritus
Dan Brock is the Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Medical Ethics, Emeritus, in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. Prior to his arrival at Harvard, Professor Brock was Senior Scientist and a member of the Department of Clinical Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health. Until July 2002, he was Charles C. Tillinghast, Jr.
Dr. Brown is a pediatric radiologist at Boston Children’s Hospital who specializes in prenatal and pediatric body imaging. His work explores professional norms and ethical values that underlie clinical decision-making and communication in the setting of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies. His projects as a PI have included a national survey of prenatal care providers’ attitudes about pregnancy management in the setting of various fetal and maternal conditions, and development of communication skills training programs for prenatal care providers and radiologists.
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH); Faculty, Harvard Medical School and the Center for Bioethics
Alex Cist is an active member of several Ethics committees and performs clinical ethics services at MGH. She completed fellowships in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and in Clinical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, and has combined these interests in her clinical work at MGH since 1992. She focuses on clinical ethics—especially in end-of-life care and in intensive care units; and she trains new members of Ethics committees in ethics consultation at MGH and other Partners hospitals.
I. Glenn Cohen is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and Faculty Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics. He also co-leads the the Law and Ethics Initiatives of the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University and the Regulatory Foundations, Ethics, and Law Program of Harvard Catalyst. His scholarship focuses on the intersection of bioethics and law, as well as health law. He also teaches civil procedure.