Dr. Daniel Kramer studied Philosophy at Brown University prior to earning his MD from Harvard Medical School and MPH from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. He completed internal medicine training at Massachusetts General Hospital and fellowships in cardiovascular disease at clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, as well as the Medical Device Fellowship Program with the FDA. He is a member of the cardiac electrophysiology service at BIDMC.
Carmen Langer, MD is a primary care physician from Germany. She studied at Witten/Herdecke University and was trained in internal medicine in a hospital setting and then completed her residency in a private primary care practice. During her more recent years of working in private practice, Dr. Langer’s long-term interest in end-of-life medical ethics greatly increased. At the same time, she realized that there is hardly any ethical support for private practice physicians available. For this reason, she is focused on establishing these ethical support services.
I am the Director of the Center for Bioethics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, associate physician in the Jen Center for Primary Care at BWH, and Associate Professor of Medicine and Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS). The Center for Bioethics is the umbrella for ethics at BWH and I am responsible for oversight of our clinical ethics consultation service, ethics education for housestaff, hospital policy development, and bioethics research.
Doug Levy, PhD, MPH co-teaches the Methods in Bioethics course for the Master of Bioethics degree program. He received a PhD in Health Policy, Statistics and Evaluative Sciences from Harvard University and a MPH from Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. He is an Assistant Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and co-teaches MA 750 “Medical Ethics and Professionalism”. Dr.
Rebecca Li, PhD, has over 17 years of experience spanning the entire drug development process with experience in Biotech, Pharma and CRO environments. Dr. Li currently serves as the Executive Director of the Multi-regional Clinical Trial Center at Harvard. The Center was chartered to improve the design, conduct and oversight of multi-regional clinical trials in the developing world and simplifying research through best practices. She was also a Fellow in the Division of Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School.
Henry Isaiah Dorr Distinguished Professor of Research and Teaching in Anaesthetics and Anaesthesia
Edward Lowenstein, MD, Distinguished Henry Isaiah Dorr Professor of Anaesthesia and Professor of Medical Ethics was the Founding Chief of the Cardiac Anesthesia Group at Massachusetts General Hospital (1970). This was the first academic organization of the subspecialty and trained many of the leaders of the field. He served as Fellow of Medical Ethics in the Division of Medical Ethics 1997-8 because of an interest in end-of-life care gained in providing medical care to cardiac surgical patients. An advocate for aid in dying, he was a signatory of the narrowly defeated Massachusetts initi
Jeantine Lunshof is a philosopher and bioethicist, she is Research Scientist-Ethicist at MIT Media Lab, and affiliated as Assistant Professor with the Department of Genetics, University Medical Center Groningen. At Harvard Medical School, Jeantine is Ethics Consultant to the Department of Genetics, Church Lab, and the Center for Excellence in Genomic Science and Center for Genomically Engineered Organs (CGEO). Since 2006, she is ethics consultant with the Personal Genome Project, for which she developed the innovative model of Open Consent.
Research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine (EXT)
Sebastian Porsdam Mann received his PhD at the University of Cambridge. He recieveda BA in philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience from Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge. Sebastian is interestedin the ethicsl issues surrounding human enhancement, research ethics, and the facilitation of biomedical sciences. He was a Cambridge Overseas Trust Scholar and a Global Ethics Fellow for the Future at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.
Jill Manning, MPH, is an associate chair for the Partners Healthcare Human Research Committees, the institutional review board (IRB) for several network hospitals, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She received her BA from McGill University and her MPH from Boston University. She is interested in the bioethical considerations of human subjects research. Jill is the recipient of the 2015 Health Law, Bioethics, & Human Rights Capstone Prize from Boston University.