Lynch, Holly Fernandez's Scholarly Papers
Holly Fernandez Lynch is Executive Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School. She is responsible for oversight of the Center’s sponsored research, event programming, fellowships, and a range of other projects and collaborations. Alongside I. Glenn Cohen, Petrie-Flom’s Faculty Director, Holly co-leads 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. Her scholarship focuses on law, bioethics, and health policy, in particular the regulation and ethical conduct of research with human subjects, pharmaceutical development and regulatory policy, and conflicts of conscience and religion in health care. Her book, Conflicts of Conscience in Health Care: An Institutional Compromise, was published by MIT Press (2008). She also has several co-edited volumes with I. Glenn Cohen, including Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future (MIT Press 2014), and New and Enduring Challenges for FDA (under contract with Columbia University Press). Holly and Glenn co-edit the Petrie-Flom Center’s collaborative blog, Bill of Health. Holly previously practiced FDA law at Hogan & Hartson, LLP in Washington, DC. She was also a bioethicist serving the Human Subjects Protection Branch at the Division of AIDS at NIH, and a Senior Policy and Research Analyst for the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. She received her J.D. and Master’s of Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania.