Brooke Shinnamon Tempesta oversees the Master of Bioethics, Fellowship in Bioethics, and Responsible Conduct of Research Programs at the Center for Bioethics. She recently defended her doctoral thesis on the motivations of mid-career professionals who pursued master’s degrees in bioethics and her EdD will be conferred from Northeastern University in December 2019. She received a master of arts degree in higher education administration and student development from Boston College and bachelor of science in education, magna cum laude, from Bridgewater State College.
Core Faculty, Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine; Director, Writing Support Program; Executive Editor, HMS Bioethics Journal; Executive Editor, Pediatric Ethicscope
Stowe Locke Teti is a core faculty member at the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics, a Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine, and an ASBH-certified clinical ethicist. He is the director of the Center's Writing Support Program, executive editor of the HMS Bioethics Journal and executive editor of Pediatric Ethicscope: The Journal of Pediatric Bioethics.
Dennis F. Thompson is the Alfred North Whitehead Professor of Political Philosophy Emeritus at Harvard University, and the founding director of the university-wide Center for Ethics and the Professions (now the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics). He has also been a professor of public policy in the Kennedy School of Government. Thompson’s books include: Restoring Responsibility: Ethics in Government, Business, and Healthcare; and most recently The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It (co-authored with Amy Gutmann).
Benjamin Tolchin, MD, MS is a fellow in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a member of the Hospital Ethics Committee. During his neurology residency at Columbia University Medical Center, he designed and implemented an ethics curriculum for his fellow residents, and served as the resident representative on the American Academy of Neurology’s Ethics, Law, and Humanity Committee. Previously he completed his medical doctorate at Harvard Medical School and his undergraduate studies at Harvard College, with a concentration in philosophy.
Director, Harvard Center for Bioethics, Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Legal Medicine, Professor of Anaesthesia (Pediatrics)
Dr. Robert Truog is the Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Medical Ethics, Anaesthesiology & Pediatrics and Director of the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Truog received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and is board certified in the practices of pediatrics, anesthesiology, and pediatric critical care medicine. He also holds a master’s degree in philosophy from Brown University and an honorary master of arts from Harvard University.