As the program and finance administrator, Ms. Bastille, MSc., is responsible for the oversight of the Center's finances, and the day-to-day management of the the Center's programming and administrative team. A longstanding member of the Harvard University community, Ms.
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.
Christine Mitchell RN, MS, MTS, FAAN is executive director of the Center for Bioethics. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in science from Boston University School of Nursing and a master’s degree from Harvard where she majored in philosophical and religious ethics as a Kennedy Fellow in Medical Ethics through the Interfaculty Program at Harvard Medical School, Harvard Divinity School and Harvard School of Public Health. She is also an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Nurses.
Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Part-time
Mildred Z. Solomon, EdD is Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Part-time and a core faculty member of the Center for Bioethics at HMS, where she directs the school’s Fellowship in Bioethics. Professor Solomon is also the president of The Hastings Center, an independent research institute in Garrison, NY that explores ethical issues in health, health care and the life sciences. A bioethicist and social science researcher who conducts both normative and empirical ethics research, Dr.
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.