Vardit Ravitsky
Vardit Ravitsky, PhD
Senior Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine, Part-time, Harvard Medical School
Professor, University of Montréal
Member, HMS Center for Bioethics

Vardit Ravitsky, PhD, is Full Professor at the Bioethics Program, School of Public Health, University of Montreal and part-time Senior Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She received her PhD from Bar-Ilan University in Israel, her MA from the University of New Mexico, and her BA from the Sorbonne University in Paris, France. Ravitsky’s runs an active research program in bioethics and holds several positions on advisory boards of funding agencies. Her research in bioethics focuses on ethical, legal and social implications of genetics/genomics and assisted reproductive technologies, with an emphasis on emerging biotechnologies and their implications for women’s autonomy and for disability rights. She is President of the International Association of Bioethics; Director of Ethics and Health at the Center for Research on Ethics; member of the National Human Genome Research Institute’s (NHGRI) Genomics & Society Working Group; a 2020 Trudeau Foundation Fellow and Chair of the Foundation’s COVID-19 Impact Committee, as well as Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and of the Hastings Center.

Center participation over the last year:  taught in MBE, delivered lecture in MBE/fellowship, Capstone mentor, ABC, public forums

Center participation over the coming year: taught in MBE, delivered lecture in MBE/fellowship, Capstone mentor, ABC, public forums, attend consortia, attend endowed lectures, attend ABC, attend consortia, attend public forums

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